Jizo Lucky Charm

By , March 11, 2009 6:22 pm

TinyShiny Ojizo lucky charm

 

Here is a new design for Ojizo-sama Lucky Charm I just put up on TinyShiny.com.

Jizo 地蔵 (or as we Japanese call him Ojizo-sama) is the Bodhisattva (Bosatsu) and is often portrayed as a child-monk.

Jizo is also believed to give us health, longevity, wisdom, wealth, a good harvest, easy birth etc…

 

TinyShiny ojizo charm

ojizo charm

They are handmade sculptures made with polymer clay.
They can be attached to cell phone, camera, bag, zipper, etc..
Jizo Size: about 3.5 cm tall.

 

Read about Jizo Article at TinyShiny.com

Shop for Jizo Clay Sculptures at TinyShiny.com

Shop for Jizo Pincushions at TinyShiny.com

Read about Japanese Arts and Crafts at LittleAkiko.com

Furoshiki Bags

By , March 1, 2009 3:43 pm

TinyShiny Furoshiki

TinyShiny Furoshiki Suika Wrap

Furoshiki Suika Zutsumi (Watermelon wrap)

This method can be used to wrap round objects.
You have to tie the knot tight with Mamusubi technique.
Follow diagrams and instructions below.

 
 
 



TinyShiny Furoshiki Suika Wrap

Furoshiki Instant Shopping bag

This bag is quick and easy to make. Ues to carry all your stuff.
It can replace your regular plastic shopping bag.
It’s good for the environment!!

Follow diagrams and instructions below.

 
 
 

Go to Mamusubi Furoshiki Project

Go to Crafts Shop at TinyShiny.com

Read about Furoshiki at TinyShiny.com