Volcáno * Fuji, Japan
Japanese kimono and cherry blossoms
Japanese tea ceremony, Sado 茶道
Kinkakuji, Kyoto, Japan
The white heron (shirasagi) dancer at Senso-ji temple, Tokyo, Japan
Kyoto, Japan. The colourful flower hairpins that decorate the hair of maiko (apprentice geisha) are known as hana kanzashi. These flower ornaments change monthly to express the season. Mamehana wears a kanzashi of wisteria flowers for May.
A Cloisonné Vase Mark of the Hayashi Kodenji Workshop, Meiji Period (late 19th century) , Japan