Thursday 25 November 2021

Traditional style Kokeshi dolls - Christmas colours


These super cute kokeshi (£15 per doll) are available on our Etsy shop TheKokeshiDollShop

Wednesday 17 November 2021

Owls as lucky charms in Japan

Owl ornaments on sale at Japanya
Owls in Japan are considered lucky possibly because the word for owl, FUKURO ふくろう, is similar to the Japanese word for luck 福 pronounced FUKU. In addition, FUKU is associated with protection against bad luck (as in fukurou 不苦労 meaning “not having hardship/trouble”).