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This is stunning! This is a drawer front from a tansu furniture (Japanese set of drawers). It is in Meiji Period (1868~) and made of Japanese cedar ("Sugi" in Japanese). There is a diamond shape metal work near the keyhole (family crest of family who owned this furniture). It is lacquered . It combined sophisticated style with the highest quality…Continue
Added by from japan with love on July 26, 2014 at 9:10am — No Comments
This hand fan is stunning and the pictures don't do it justice. This is called a "mai ogi" or dance fan. One side has Tokaido 53 Tsugi by Hiroshige Ando - (The original one is UKiyo-e Wood Print in 1860). Another side has white color used washi paper . The handle is lacquered bamboo.…Continue
Added by from japan with love on July 15, 2014 at 5:20am — No Comments
Added by from japan with love on July 7, 2014 at 11:51am — No Comments
This is simple yet elegant! It is a "mai ogi" or dance fan. The…Continue
Added by from japan with love on June 9, 2014 at 1:01am — No Comments
Added by from japan with love on May 16, 2014 at 11:03am — No Comments
We were lucky enough to come across a collection of papers, prints, magazine cut outs, newspaper clippings and more. This was someone's life long hobby and wow.....there are some very cool items!…Continue
Added by from japan with love on May 5, 2014 at 11:09am — No Comments
Added by corteygrif on May 2, 2014 at 11:55am — No Comments
Beautiful Flowers …Continue
Added by from japan with love on April 29, 2014 at 4:52am — No Comments
This was an amazing find. This is from the "昭和" "showa period" . The "showa" period is from 1926-1989. This is called "型紙" or "katagami". flowers (chrysanthemum, plum blossoms etc) and pine needles on this sheet. …Continue
Added by from japan with love on April 22, 2014 at 11:27am — No Comments
I just joined, and have been selling on Etsy for well over a year now. Love Etsy so much, I'm addicted to it. I love to sew and do crafting, and make jewelry too. I have 3 shops now on Etsy.
Check them out: PaperGallery.etsy.com
I hope to make lots of new friends here, and share thoughts and…Continue
Added by Joan Crasten on April 17, 2014 at 7:09am — No Comments
(If you are an Etsyian and have a Youtube video, share the link with us in the comment section below! We would love to see your work and connect with…Continue
Added by A2Sea Creations on March 31, 2014 at 7:20am — No Comments
This is a great vintage Japanese door pulls!! Lots of unique door handles. In Japan, sliding doors are very common and these are used in the sliding doors.
It is from the "昭和" "showa period" . The "showa" period is from 1926-1989.
These would be fabulous as frames for your art, a small dish for teeny tiny objects etc.…
Added by from japan with love on March 28, 2014 at 11:21am — No Comments
This is called a "木製糸巻" or "ito maki" which held silk threads used in the making of kimonos in Kyoto's famous textile center- Nishijin-Ori Kaikan. The history of Nishijin silk weaving began with the history of Kyoto itself back in 794; by the Edo Period, there were an estimated 5,000 weaving factories in the Nishijin District. Today, the district remains…Continue
Added by from japan with love on March 22, 2014 at 11:13am — No Comments
This is a vintage branding iron called a "yakiin". These were/are used on wood, leather...food...anything you want to brand. Please see the last picture to see an example of how it can be used.
I think they would look fabulous if used in pottery as a stamp. Also...I think they could be used with ink but as it is metal, the image wouldn't be as smooth and clear as a rubber stamp -please keep that in mind if that is how…
Added by from japan with love on February 19, 2014 at 7:23am — No Comments
Added by Dini Alves on February 9, 2014 at 2:34pm — No Comments
I just stepped up my jewelry making game, and this beautiful white freshwater pearl necklace was the result. I'm pretty thrilled, and can't wait to get to work on more! Visit my Etsy shop Kosmic Krystals at www.kosmickrystals.etsy.com to see more photos and unique items!…Continue
Added by Kellie Roussos on December 12, 2013 at 12:55am — No Comments
Only a few days left to enter Magaby's Give Away for a Personalized Onesie and Beanie Hat!!
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Added by Miranda on November 26, 2013 at 11:55pm — No Comments
Opal Necklace - Pink Opal Necklace from Crystal Crush. This opal necklace is gorgeous in aged brass, the opal has sparks of color and each stone is different. The glass stones are vintage from Germany.…Continue
Added by Crystal Crush on November 15, 2013 at 11:17am — No Comments
Vintage jewelry - Gorgeous emerald earrings for a vintage wedding or any occasion.
Visit Crystal Crush for more colors and styles.…Continue
Added by Crystal Crush on November 12, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments
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