Thursday, June 28, 2007
Hokritai (proud) Bear is clutching a carved bone fish. He is in a kimono wich is covered with pine bows and cones. The necklace is strung with cones carved of black jade from Australia, jasper leaves, brass and jade(both black and green) from Afghanistan the clasp is brass. Price: $420.
Ryoushi Raccoon, the fisherman has his hands full with a Thai silver fish and turtle. His kimono has waves of white and silver on it and he looks like he is ready for dinner. The beads in the necklace are porcelain, Thai silver and lapis and the art nouveau style clasp is sterling.The price is $320.
This dainty little rabbit is wearing a kimono with wisteria on it. Her obi is a minty green which matches the two chrysoprase stones she is holding. The other beads are cloisonne, jade, rhodonite, turquoise and old carved ivory. The clasp is brass and the price is $385.