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Temari (手まり) balls are a folk art form that originated in China and was introduced to Japan around the century。 "Temari" means "hand ball" in Japanese. Embroidered balls may be used in handball games.

Temari, is a Japanese thread ball, which is a symbol of perfection. There is a long history about the weaving of thread to create this artwork....Photo by...Nana Akua.

Ŧhe ₵oincidental Ðandy: A Feast For The Eyes: The Artful Geometry of Japanese Temari Thread Balls

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Japanese traditional handmade ball, Temari - great idea for a Christmas tree!

May2009_my 88yrs old grandma's works : TEMARI by NanaAkua, via Flickr

geometry can be so beautiful : nanaakua's old grandma's works : temari


Temari balls made by NanaAkua's grandma. (There are numerous photos on the page, so wait for them to fully load, then enjoy.) old grandma's works : TEMARI