Beautiful, unique, custom, hand crafted Hair Sticks - Daggers - Swords - Forks - Pins or Hairpins in a variety of lengths and styles. Japanese Geisha Kanzashi inspired hair decorations and
ornaments. New pieces all the time, please check back with us regularly!
Maiko - Geisha in training. the Maiko are the ones who traditionally wear the Kanzashi.
Tsumami - Pinching (refers to the method of folding the petals for floral Kansashi)
Kanzashi - Hair Ornament
Hana - Flower
Kougai - An ornamental hairpin
Kushi - Wooden or lacquered combs
Kusudama - Ball Hair Ornament
Bira Bira - the metal dangles in many Kanzashi. the name refers to the fluttering effect they produce.
Bira-bira-kan are fan shaped fluttering kanzashi
These hair accessories are only available in very small quantities, many crafted from vintage components. The Geisha style uses 2-3 sticks. Use just one or combine them all to turn an everyday hair style into something fabulous! The crysal encrusted sticks are hand carved from horn. These are purchased as singles not pairs.
ABOVE - MULBERRY BERRIES and LEAVES - ENAMEL HAIR FORK
A Magical hair ornament worthy of any Faerie, Wood Nymph or Pixie - Vintage enamel on metal Mulberries and Leaves jewelry on this custom carved cherry wood fork. Cherry wood is an extremely hard and durable wood. This piece is particularly remeniscent of Japanese Kanzashi Geisha style hair ornaments.
The fork is Just over 5 1/4 inches in length, 2 1/2 inches wide at it's max.
One-of-a-kind, made to last and extremely useful, not to mention an instant favorite piece of jewelry.
Initialed by the artist.
ABOVE - FLOWERS and LEAVES, FLORAL - ENAMEL HAIR FORKS
KANZASHI JAPANESE GEISHA STYLE
These forks are hand carved from cherry wood - 4 1/2 and 5 inches in length, close to 1 1/2 and 4 inches at their widest points. Beautiful vintage enamel pieces with pastel white, yellow and lavender flowers with gold accented centers.
Either set, totally unique - initialed by the artist.