Today, we feature a viewing stone and accessories of the north!
The stone and backdrop comes from the Ilocos region while the human guard is most likely a “bulul” from the Cordillera mountains. They are believed to be guardians against thieves, sickness and catastrophe, and bring plentiful harvest
Part of Artisté Museum Collection, Owned by Anthony "Tonet" Gedang
Today we share a poem which all viewing stone lovers can relate to!
Titled “Bato Bato Pik” , Ms. Susan Belen dedicates this to NSSP Members as well viewing stone lovers
Let us know too if you would like to have this made into a song!
English translation to follow!
What is the best name for this week’s display?
This gorgeous stone came from the Ilocos region while the headdress is typically worn by members of the Ifugao tribe.
Stone and accessory is part of Artisté Museum’s collection and owned by Anthony Gedang
National Suiseki Society of the Philippines / NSSP