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 […]

Hitoe kimono for June and September

Kimono without liner is called “Hitoe”, which means single cloth. As a custom, hitoe kimono is only wearable in June and Septemb […]

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 […]

Kaminari (Thunder & Lightning bolt)

KAMINARI motifs Square-cochleate design. Some of them form one combination pattern. It also is known as a Chinese traditional motif. “ […]

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 […]