The above are examples of stone forms carrying engraved symbols.
The Japanese aesthetic of Wabi-Sabi acknowledges that nothing is perfect, lasts forever or is finished. This is easily seen in the imperfections and changes in ancient artifacts due to the passage of time. Wabi-sabi includes an appreciation for natural materials and process, along with simplicity. Alexander’s Roughness property is closely related to this concept.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Door handle detail at Hollyhock House