Archive for February, 2009

Hair Flower or Kanzashi

On the Internet some time back I saw instructions on how to make a traditional Japanese hair flower (kanzashi). I kept meaning to make one. Then I was looking online again and saw information for kanzashis. Then I put two and two together. I have always been in love with Japanese dress, especially geisha dress. So without much thinking I went at making a kanzashi. I got the tutorial from this blog, though some information out there. This was my first attempt. I used a flat bead with two small gold beads for the center. I hot glued the flower onto a small hair clip. The flower didn’t turn out as full as I wanted. Though I do like how it turned out.



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