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Japanese / Chinese Lucky Cats Maneki Neko
Lucky Cat, ( Maneki Neko ) in Japanese; also known as Fortune Cat, Beckoning Cat, Money Cat or Welcoming Cat, is a very common FengShui item in Japan and China. They are believed to bring good luck, fortune and wealth to their owner. Normally, they are made of porcelain or ceramicThe origin Lucky Cat was created during later part of the Edo period (1603-1867) in Japan, and started getting popular at the beginning of 20th century. Nowadays, in Japan and China, they can not only been seen at ma...
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What is Kokeshi doll?
Kokeshi Dolls are Japanese dolls, originally from northern Japan. They are handmade from wood, have a simple trunk and an enlarged head with a few thin, painted lines to define the face. The body has a floral design painted in red, black, and sometimes yellow, and covered with a layer of wax. The main characteristic of Kokeshi dolls is their lack of arms or legs.
Kokeshi was first produced by Kiji-shi (wood artisans) in Shinchi in the Tohoku Region of Northern Japan, where ...
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Gemstone Healing Propertiers
Precious and semi-precious gemstones have been used spiritual,
emotional and physical healing for several thousands years. When worn
as jewellery or even just placed close by, the stone will pass their
energy to your body; the energy can help to heal various mental,
emotional, and physical conditions. Different gemstone has different
healing property, here is the healing properties of some popular
Agates are very powerful healing stones, which improve natural
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