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New and old stories about Japanese Crafts. 

Happy Girl's Day!

🌸 HAPPY GIRL'S DAY! 🌸

March 3 marks the annual celebration of a more than one thousand year old Japanese tradition known as Hinamatsuri (雛祭り Hina-matsuri). This day is also called “Girl’s Day”, “Doll Festival”, and “Momo no Sekku”, which celebrates the blossoming of peach trees in early March. Peach blossoms are thought to ward off evil and bring good fortune to young girls. Dolls and peach blossoms are essential parts of Hinamatsuri.

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Coming soon! — New ceramic works from Japan Suite

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We are preparing to introduce some beautiful ceramic works by Masako Niimi from Chiba, Japan. Niimi has been focusing on the crystallization of glaze, and we love the small universe in her tea bowls and sake cups. Please stay tuned!

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