Title: Antique Kanzashi with the peony and butterfly motifs
Kanzashi (簪, ornamental hairpin) is a kind of traditional Japanese accessory. It is used to keep the bound hairstyle. Some people use it just as an ornament for the head.
The peony is designed for this Kanzashi. Peony represents happiness, wealth, nobleness, and gorgeousness. This flower pattern has been treated as a kind of good-omen motifs that become a rich harvest sign. On the backside, you could see the butterfly. As this insect changes its looks, it symbolizes reborn; therefore, Samurai loved the butterfly pattern. Also, this motif represents happy marriage because butterflies make a couple on good terms.
*As this item is an antique, please check each photo and ensure its condition.
Samurai Museum is located in Tokyo, Japan, exhibiting antique artifacts related to the Samurai history. Samurai Museum Shop is the place for those who are interested in Japanese culture and craftsmanship. We deal with antique Samurai swords/armor, original Japanese sword mounting, traditional crafts made in Japan and so on.
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How to make sure the condition
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