Kokeshi is Japanese doll, originally from northern Japan. They are handmade from wood.
The Naruko style of Kokeshi developed at Naruko hot springs, Miyagi Prefecture. One of the characteristics of Naruko Kokeshi is the painted hair on her head. Another one is the cracking sound while turning her head.
Kakizawa kokeshi studio produces many kind of Kokeshi not only traditional figure. Charm of Kakizawa Kokeshi is that Kokeshi doll has peaceful and cute face, wearing beautiful chrysanthemum dress and even wearing hat.
Size: 12 × 3.5 cm
Wood type: Dogwood
Place in produce: Miyagi prefecture
by Yoshinobu Kakizawa