Kimonos are traditional Japanese style clothes. "Kimono" meant "something you wear" originally. Long ago, people in Japan wore kimonos every day. Now, people only wear a kimono for special occasions such as formal ceremonies.

Origami boxes

Origami pals

A friend of mine made origami boxes to put wedding thank you gifts in for her guests. But the origami boxes were a nice touch.

"It is not for Geisha to want. It is not for Geisha to feel. Geisha is an artist of the floating world. She dances. The rest is shadows. The rest is secret" (from Memoirs of a Geisha).


geisha / face / hair The maiko (apprentice geisha) Fukuho wears a kanzashi (hair ornament) for the month of December. (hair extension training)(we have hair extensions)(we sell hair extensions)


Japan In Four Days!


Temari - Temari balls are an folk art form that originated in China and were introduced to Japan five or six hundred years ago.



Furoshiki (風呂敷, furoshiki ) are a type of traditional Japanese wrapping cloth that were frequently used to transport clothes, gifts, or o.

Geishas - See No Evil, Hear No Evil

Geishas - See No Evil, Hear No Evil,Speak No Evil (a saying that comes from Japanese, btw.


Japanese-style gift-wrapping, called tsutsumi, uses paper and cloth to create simple but elegant wrappings for gifts, presents and packages.


The Japanese believe that the nape of the neck is one of the most erotic places on the body.


The ancestry of the Japanese koto can be traced back to the Asian mainland. However, traditional music for the Japanese koto has little in common with that of its Chinese and Korean relatives.


Tetsubins with kumihimo