Charming and elegant Traditional JAPANESE hair accessory - KANZASHI HAIR COMB Maki-e style. Icons of Winter – Matsu (Pine tree) and Ume (Plum blossoms)
Wonderfully ornamented Kanzashi style hair comb with traditional lacquered Maki-e design pattern.
Pine tree (matsu): The symbolic meaning of the Pine Tree is "Long Life". Pine trees show abundand green even in the fiercest of wintert, so they have been a symbol of long life in China and Japan since old times. They also represent friendship and constancy during times of advertsity. As symbol of good luck and agelessness this tree has stood in veneration and together with the bamboo and plum tree as become an expression of celebration and joy, especialy in the New Year season.
Impressive, elegant and classic Japanese design.
The top of the comb is decorated with a line of stylish 8 mm spherical faux pearls.
Material: Acrylic resin, artificial pearls.
Size (Cm): Length: 13-14; Width: 6 - 10
Please note: Details and colors of the images might be slightly different from the actual product. As it is hand made, small imperfections are common in the lacquer work on kanzashi in this quality range.
Absolutely lovely item - it would make a unique gift.