Have you ever found yourself so stressed out that you need to visualize a peaceful place and take a brief mental vacation? Perhaps the picture in your mind looked a lot like this idyllic mountain lake, depicted in this 18th century woodcut image on a bamboo necklace.
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The Great Wave, otherwise known as “Under a Wave off Kanagawa” is probably the most famous Japanese woodblock print bamboo jewelry by the well-known artist, Hokusai. The print depicts an enormous and threatening wave near the Japanese metropolis of Kanagawa, where Mount Fuji can be seen majestically rising in the background. It is actually part of a series of prints, all of which depict Mount Fuji under different conditions. (more…)