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Maiko Henshin  japanese girl at Sannen-zaka street, Kyoto, Japan by Alex_Saurel, via Flickr  Kimokame.com

Maiko Henshin japanese girl at Sannen-zaka street, Kyoto, Japan

Sannen-zaka Street is my preferred place in Kyoto, especially for the particular animation inside (lots of shops and traditional dressed people). Even some tourists could dress the traditional way here, very nice idea I did not dare to apply since I was alone ☺ Here's more informations from Fuyou-hime (www.flickr.com/photos/24146447@N04/): That style of make-up is worn by geisha and maiko, it is usually called shiro-nuri (white lacquer) or o-shiroi (which is the name of the white face…

Title: The Great Wave Off Fukushima  From: Kadir Asani    Inspired by “The Great Wave Off Kanagawa” from the Japanese Artist Hokusai. #poster #Japan #tsunami #design

Design For Japan

Title: The Great Wave Off Fukushima From: Kadir Asani Inspired by “The Great Wave Off Kanagawa” from the japanese Artist Hokusai.

'Oriental Beauty' ~~ "Remember, geisha are not courtesans. And we are not wives. We sell our skills, not our bodies. We create another secret world, a place only of beauty. The very word "geisha" means artist and to be a geisha is to be judged as a moving work of art."

Oriental Beauty

"Remember, geisha are not courtesans. And we are not wives. We sell our skills, not our bodies. We create another secret world, a place only of beauty. The very word "geisha" means artist...

Japanese Courtesan procession An oiran refers to a high-ranking courtesan in the pleasure quarter of Yoshiwara.

Miyako Odori

This page is dedicated to the beautiful performers of Japan, both Past and Present. I do not claim to own any of these images.

Vintage Japanese postcard. Resize to make a miniature print for BJD or dollhouses.

EsperanzaPinatelli

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Maiko 舞妓

黒田陶苑 / KURODA TOUEN : Ginza Tokyo

黒田陶苑 / KURODA TOUEN : Ginza Tokyo, Chuo. 8,114 likes · 267 talking about this · 284 were here. 銀座 黒田陶苑のFacebookページ。 銀座7丁目の銀座通りに店を構える黒田陶苑は、現代陶芸と古陶磁の専門店です。

Magnificent obi

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Woodblock by Utagawa Kunisada II, 1860 (image courtesy of www.robynbuntin.com/)

Dragons, Dragon Art, and Dragon Lore in Japan, Buddhism & Shintoism Photo Dictionary

Dragon (Ryujin, Ryuu, Long) - Buddhism in Japan & China Photo Dictionary

Aveugle à trente ans : flash

Aveugle à trente ans : flash

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Japanese woman in kimono with umbrella

柳に傘 a willow and Japanese umbrella

another piece of "Fleurs de Neige" www.flickr.com/photos/cnvl/8294246394/in/set-721576324525... C83の本の没カット 於 霞中庵 竹内栖鳳記念館 ボークス”天使の里” @VOLKS Kyoto Tenshi no Sato

Geisha and Maiko

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