Yuan, an official during the reign of Emperor Jiaqing of the Qing Dynasty. The Japanese also discovered the black stones in Luo Creek and hired experts to carve them into inkstones. As a result, Luoxi Inkstones have become famous. After the Nationalist government retreated to Taiwan, these inkstones were made famous once again because they were sought out by scholars. In Ershui Township, inkstone-carving master Tung Tso inherited the family business and turned the practical inkstones into works of art to be admired. He worked very hard to promote the art of inkstone making and contributed to the inkstone culture of Taiwan, making it very popular. He was also invited to exhibitions both in Taiwan and internationally, receiving many awards for his hard work. Luoxi inkstones, which are carved from rough stones, have a multitude of colors and hues. Their natural beauty and intricate carving give them a very special status in the world of stationery, and also have given Ershui Township something unique of which to be proud. It is, after all, the most famous area for inkstones in Taiwan.
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No.286, Sec 4, Yuanji Rd, Ershui Township, Changhua County