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temari... I need to make one this way

temari - the art of Japanese thread balls. Traditionally given as a gift.

May2009_my 88yrs old grandma's works : TEMARI

THESE Intricate and Extraordinarily beautiful Embroidered Silk balls Are a form of Japanese Folk Art called Temari , Which Means “hand Ball” in Japanese.



A 92 year old Japanese grandmother has handmade this massive collection of colorful embroidered Temari balls. The Temari ball (Temari means “hand ball” in

Temari ball 'May2009_412' photographed by Nana Akua & created by her 88 year old grandmother. Since the 1960s the grandmother has made hundreds of them, & her granddaughter, Nana Akua, has documented them on her flickr site. via flickr

Temari, is a Japanese thread ball, which is a symbol of perfection. There is a long history about the weaving of thread to create this artwork



Ŧhe ₵oincidental Ðandy: A Feast For The Eyes: The Artful Geometry of Japanese Temari Thread Balls

Temari Ball made by NanaAkua's 88 year old grandmother - photo by NanaAkua (via Flickr)


temari - It can be hard to believe that these gorgeous pieces of art, called temari, were made by the hands of a 92 year old woman. The art of temari makin.