Kokeshi doll with ribbon and kimono with camellia design
Adorned in her finest kimono graced with delicate camellia flowers and a ribbon adorning her hair, this charming kokeshi doll exudes elegance. In Japanese culture, the red camellia flower is a symbol of love, making this wooden doll a beautiful expression of affection and friendship, while conveying heartfelt wishes for happiness.
The kokeshi doll embodies the wisdom passed down through generations. The wood utilized in crafting these dolls is sourced from the mountains of Gunma prefecture, playing a role in the cyclical renewal of the forest. This tradition is a testament to the enduring connection between art, nature, and the cultural heritage of Japan.