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Japanese precious Kimono Obi belt

Gorgeous Kimono Obi belts

Kimono is Japanese traditional fashion and culture. All Japanese people used to wear Kimono every day long time ago, and Kimono was our clothes. But we wear Kimono only occasionally now, especially on special occasions such as weddings, new years,

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Sakura cherry blossom – Japanese beauty and sensitivity

I am obsessed with Sakura cherry blossoms. Sakura is Japanese symbol. We admire Sakura cherry blossoms in many ways. Sakura is connected to our Japanese culture deeply. Since ancient time, Japanese people enjoyed watching Sakura, called “Ohanami” (meaning “watch flowers”)

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From calligraphy art to colored Japanese painting

Japanese ZEN style Sakura cherry blossom painting wall decor

  I was making calligraphy artworks for a while, and soon after, I started using color in my paintings. I love the simplicity of Ink art, just black and white and its gradation color. However, Sakura cherry blossoms should also

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Sensitivity of Japanese painting, Ink painting art “墨絵(Sumie)”

Japanese painting calligraphy Ink art Kakejiku wall decor ZEN circle with Mt Fuji and bamboo

When I started doing calligraphy again, I did not think about painting. Ink painting (墨絵 Sumie) is well known in Japan, and my grandmother used to do Ink painting art, so it was familiar to me too. Plus I liked

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Doing calligraphy is meditation

Japanese calligraphy Ichigo Ichie One in a lifetime meeting 一期一会

After receiving calligraphy tools from our grandparents, I started doing calligraphy again. Soon after, I realized doing calligraphy is a good meditation. Calligraphy is one of the main Japanese culture, and related to our history. In our Japanese history, calligraphy

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Japanese beauty – Japanese calligraphy

making calligraphy art painting

We have learned calligraphy since we were small kids. This is not unusual, as all kids learn calligraphy at elementary school. Calligraphy is a part of our culture. Calligraphy comes from China, same as Chinese characters “Kanji(漢字). Now we have

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