Posts Tagged ‘bamboo pendant’

Japanese Woodcut Images Inspire the Imagination, and Beautiful Bamboo Necklaces!

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

The Lake Bamboo Pendant

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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Japanese Bamboo Jewelry Features Hokusai’s Famous “Great Wave”

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

The Great Wave Bamboo Pendant

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…)