Friday, 22 November 2019

Sone lovely vintage kokeshi on our etsy shop

We are selling a fantastic sellection of vintage kokeshi at our etsy shop

Find out more about how kokeshi are made in this video:

Friday, 15 November 2019

Tuesday, 5 November 2019

Wednesday, 9 October 2019

Tuesday, 10 September 2019

Rugby World Cup in Japan starting soon - buy a hachimaki to cheer your team to certain victory!

Tenugui Hachimaki now available at Japanya

Hissho 必勝 translates as “certain victory”

Tuesday, 27 August 2019

About Kokeshi Dolls


Kokeshi dolls, originating from the Tohoku region of Northern Japan, are simple wooden dolls with no arms or legs. The making of these handmade dolls dates back more thant 150 years to when kijiya (woodworkers) accustomed to making bowls and trays, began using their woodworking skills to make simple dolls to sell as souvenirs and toys to onsen visitors. Read more about kokeshi dolls on our kokeshi infomation page.