This week I'm happy to present this new kanzashi hairpin that features plum blossoms and the rabbit of the moon, a mythical figure in Japanese folklore usually depicted as pounding mochi with a mortar
This is a project that has been a long time coming. Making a kushi (comb) has been one of my dream projects, which I was nervous about starting on because I wasn't sure how
If you didn't know, I do take commissions from time to time. Last December I took a commission to craft three different chrysanthemum kanzashi, which I completed and mailed out last month. Now that this
I mentioned in last week's blog that plum blossom kanzashi sold much better at SaskExpo than I had originally expected. So well in fact, that all of my plum blossom items sold out -
I'm continuing my quest to use up some of my old stock of colors this week with more old favorite kanzashi flowers - plum blossoms. Plum blossoms hold a special place in my heart.