Kanoko (fawn design)

“Kanoko” means “fawn”. This pattern is similar to spots on a fawn’s back and the name was derived from it. Thi […]

KIKU (Chrysanthemum)

KIKU (Chrysanthemum)

Chrysanthemum blooms in autumn and is the representative flower of Japan as well as Sakura and the symbol of longevity. Its motif is used fo […]

Tsubame (Swallow)

Swallows come to Japan at the end of spring, and they spend a summer and raise chicks. They usually build a nest of mud and grasses around h […]

Sakura (Japanese Cherry)

We can see various motifs of sakura in many things. In many primary school, teachers affix such stamps to evaluate students results of homew […]