" To greet the New Year " 30.Dec.2013 新年を迎える為の、今年の玄関飾り。藁と水引のシンプルな物。なんと!和菓子の鈴懸の店舗で見つけた。お気に〜♪

" To greet the New Year " 30.Dec.2013 新年を迎える為の、今年の玄関飾り。藁と水引のシンプルな物。なんと!和菓子の鈴懸の店舗で見つけた。お気に〜♪

Shimekazari (しめ飾り) in Asakusa, Tokyo | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Many Japanese decorate the entrances of their homes with Shimekazari" during the New Year’s season to ward off evil spirits. They are made of :Shimenawa", sacred Shinto rope made of rice straw.


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