Happy New Year, everyone. I wanted to start 2024 off right on the blog by posting something fitting the theme - a plum and pine hair pin that fits right into January's kanzashi calendar.
This week I'm happy to present this new kanzashi hairpin that features plum blossoms and the rabbit of the moon, a mythical figure in Japanese folklore usually depicted as pounding mochi with a mortar
This is a project that has been a long time coming. Making a kushi (comb) has been one of my dream projects, which I was nervous about starting on because I wasn't sure how