The Japanese Gardens

Elements / Sand and Pebbles

Pebbles of a relatively uniform size and sometimes a uniform color are often used in beaches or the banks of streams. Generally ranging in size from that of a hen's egg to that of a clenched fist, they seem to be especially associated with gardens designed for the Imperial court.

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