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This stunning temari will be made to order upon payment and will be ready within 1-2 weeks. It will look nearly identical to the photos, but some colors made be slightly different. If you would prefer another color palette please browse my Sold listings for ideas and convo me!

Temari is the ancient Japanese folk art of silk embroidered thread balls, originally made by noble women with silken threads pulled from old kimonos. Used originally for child's play, today the art of temari is becoming more regarded around the world.

I hand-wrap each temari ball first with yarn, then thread, then stitch my own version of the traditional Japanese designs with silky cotton embroidery threads. The unique band around the center of this temari is called an "obi" for the sash worn around the waists of traditional Japanese kimonos!

This decorative ball is over 3 inches in diameter, wrapped in jet black thread and layered with stripes of rich cranberry tones of pinks, garnet and burgundy cotton embroidery thread. This one is striking with its illusion of dimension and its many kiku stitches, traditional in Japanese temari.

Stunning and beautiful to display anywhere, these are fabulous conversation pieces, modern design items, memorable and unique holiday gifts, or cherished heirlooms!

Please note: I can attach a hanging thread if you desire one as these are lightweight ornaments, otherwise this is a unique art piece to display on a candle holder, tucked in a basket, or with a group of other temari.

Shipped first class along with a brief history of the craft.

Size: 3.33" diameter
Weight: 2 oz.

midnight cranberry - hand embroidered thread ball - japanese temari folk art modern home decor Made to Order marsala decorative accent

$55.00 USD
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  • Handmade item
  • Materials: yarn, thread, pearl cotton embroidery thread, styrofoam ball, love
  • Made to order
  • Ships worldwide from Michigan, United States
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