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Japanese souvenir

There are traditional Japanese gifts! Suitable gifts of Japan to the world.

Katana 刀 
Ktana is a type of Japanese sword (nihonto), also commonly referred to as a “samurai sword”.
Scroll painting (Kakejiku) 掛け軸
A hanging scroll, wall hanging, or wall scroll, is a type of traditional scroll, with rods on the top and bottom, usually hung on walls.
Kimono 着物
Japanese traditional garment worn by women, men and children.Kimonos for men are available in various sizes and should fall approximately to the ankle without tucking.
Chokin 彫金
Metal engravings from Japan are created by the ancient art of Chokin. The engravings were orginally created to decorate the armament of SAMURAI warriors.
Japanese Doll (Nihon ningyo) 日本人形 
Known by the name ningyō in Japan, which literally means human shape. There are various types of Japanese dolls whichi are made for household shrines, for formal gift-giving, or for festival celebrations.
Yukata 浴衣
Yukata is casual summer kimono usually made of cotton. People wearing yukata are a common sight in Japan at fireworks displays, bon-odori festivals, and other summer events. The yukata is also frequently worn after bathing at traditional Japanese inns.
Samurai Doll 侍人形
Japanese musha ningyo, Japan samurai dolls or warrior dolls, are displayed during Boys’ Day festival. (5th day of the 5thmonth)
Happy (Happi) coat 法被, 半被
Traditional Japanese straight-sleeved coatwhich is Usually made of indigo or brown cotton and imprinted with a distinctive mon (crest). Originally, these represented the crest of a family, as happi were worn by house servants.
Wooden Doll (Kokeshi) こけし
apanese dolls, originally from northern Japan. They are handmade from wood, have a simple trunk and an enlarged head with a few thin, painted lines to define the face.
Traditional Toy (Mingei gangu) 民芸玩具
Traditional toys are particularly popular among both children and adults during the holiday of the Japanese New Year. These toys reflect the spirit and history of Japan throughout the ages.
Chopstics (Hashi) 箸 
Chopsticks are small tapered sticks used in pairs of equal length as the traditional eating utensils of Japan.
Curtain (Noren) 暖簾
Noren are traditional Japanese fabric dividers, hung between rooms, on walls, in doorways, or in windows.
Wrapping Cloth (Furoshiki) 風呂敷
furoshiki is a traditional japanese wrapping cloth, use it to wrap everything. Furoshiki can be used for gift wrapping, grocey shopping or even as clothing.
Byōbu Screen 屏風
Byōbu are Japanese folding screens made from several joined panels bearing decorative painting and calligraphy, used to separate interiors and enclose private spaces, among other uses.
Geta Sandal 下駄
Geta is a form of traditional Japanese footwear that resemble both clogs and flip-flops. They are a kind of sandal with an elevated wooden base held onto the foot with a fabric thong to keep the foot well above the ground. They are worn with traditional Japanese clothing such as kimono or yukata.
Zori Sandal 草履
Zori is flat and thonged Japanese sandal made of rice straw or other plant fibers, cloth, lacquered wood, leather, rubber, or synthetic materials.

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1月 28th, 2012 | 未分類 | posted by guesthouse_u-en _staff