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Seal Carving, Chinese Chops, Stamp Engraving: Origin and Use

Seal carving, Chinese chop, or stamp engraving, is recognized as one of the greatest ancient treasures in China. Chinese seal carving is a chop used as a hand signature. You affix this signature to documents. It is a sign of approval or identification. For centuries, Chinese seals have been seen as an icon of power.