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The hand mirror is made by Japanese craftsman specializes “Nikko-bori” (one of the Japanese traditional carving technique) one by one with his warm hart. On the handle of hand mirror, we carve your desired initial.On the handle of hand mirror, we carve your desired initial. Carved initial hand mirror, that is just yours in the world for you and your precious person is delivered to you.Perfect for a gift.
traditional the charm for people
Tradition in Japan has it that mirror has a power to exorcise evil spirits from a person.Pregnant woman carry hand mirror in her obstetrical binder, it protect her and her upcoming baby from evil.A hand mirror is one of the charm for people, it will definitely be a special gift for anniversary.
Carving your initial
On the handle of hand mirror, we carve your desired initial.
Carved initial hand mirror, that is just yours in the world for you and your precious person is delivered to you.
Japanese traditional artisan of Nikko bori(日光彫) make just for you one by one.
Expect mirror, it’s made of natural wood so you feel warm like you want to carry it.
Nikko is so famous for that people said “Don’t use the word ‘marvelous’ until you’ve seen Nikko.”
For a long time. Person of carious statuses visited Nikko Tosho-Gu Shrine so Iemitsu TOKUNAGA who is the third Shogun of Edo shogunate decided to change Tosho-gu Shrine into more majestic one. He called great number of master-hands, carpenter, engraver, Urushi lacquer worker, and so many types of artisan. Engraver graved without the least difference from picture that painter draws. They says, in the internal of their work, they carve and engrave something and it is the origin of Nikko-bori.
After completing their work for Tosho-gu Shrine, they made wood tray and chest as souvenir for visitors and Nikko-bori became popular.
Nikko-bori is known for using special carving knife named “Hikkaki-tou”. Artisan uses a bent tip of Hikkaki-tou to carve the design on wood. After carving wood, lacquer is coated over it, and is the polishing by file to express the design surface.Even now, these process is artisan hand work so you may feel tradition through a hand mirror.