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URUSHI MAKI-E BROOCH MIZUHIKI / VERMILION
TAKASHI & NATSUKO SADAIKE
ITEM# STN-01506

This brooch is made from wood, coated with urushi lacquer, and decorated with gold powder. In urushi art, this is known as the maki-e technique. The Mizuhiki pattern on the brooch is a symbol of good fortune in one’s relationship with someone or something special. Traditionally, the color vermilion was thought to ward off evil and bring good luck.
 
For more information on this item, please see the story behind its creation.

DETAILS
  • Material: Wood, Urushi Golden powder
    Size: 4×4×0.5cm / 1.58×1.58×0.2″
    Weight: 11g / 0.39oz
QUANTITY LIMITED 20
Maximum quantity the artisan handmade the same product for overseas sales.
 
TAKASHI & NATSUKO SADAIKE
Mr. and Mrs. Sadaike own and run Takashi’s family Maki-e altar workshop. (Maki-e is a decorative technique whereby Japanese lacquer is sprinkled with gold powder). They lacquer and decorate Maki-e on a wide range of products, including Buddhist altars, shrines and temple products. They also produce personal ornaments.
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