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OUTRAGEOUS: Why Japan Is Contributing to the Extinction of Elephants

Tourists visiting Japan tend to flock to the same spots, these being popular destinations that appear in every guidebook and website that recommends places to the millions of visitors that come to Japan each year. One of these places is Asakusa, where people stroll past multiple traditional restaurants and souvenir shops until they reach Senso-ji,…

Netsuke: Beautiful Little Pieces of Japanese Art

Fashion in itself is an artistic expression, as well as a reflection of one’s culture and history. Bearing that in mind, let’s examine Japan’s fashion piece of the 17th century – ‘netsuke’. History   View this post on Instagram   紫苑 提げ「榧の実」 #根付 #根付作家 #紫苑 #榧の実 #ギャラリー花影抄 #根津の根付屋 #netsuke #netsukeartist #SHION #torreyanut #galleryhanakagesho #nezunonetsukeya Gallery…