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Floral Kanzashi by Sakae

Artist crafts a series of exquisite traditional Japanese set pieces

Aug 16, 2014 | By Staff Writer

Japanese artist Sakae creates traditional exquisite hair ornaments known as kanzashi. Each intricate piece is handcrafted from resin with delicate brass wire around the edges and can take anywhere between 3 and 30 days to complete. These ornaments are so exquisite that they are only ocassionally put on sale on Yahoo Auctions in Japan. Her latest auction attracted 215 buyers and each kanzashi was sold 400,000 yen. Each piece comes with its own unique design and complexity, re-imagining the traditional with a contemporary twist.  


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Visit Sakae’s Website Here 

Images from Artist’s website

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