Traditional Japanese Kokeshi come from the Tohoku region in northern Japan. Hand-formed wooden Kokeshi symbolize youth and beauty of the girls; usually they are transmitted as amulets gift of love and friendship, also on the occasion of the birth; by beliefs provide the favor of the gods.
The classic form of Kokeshi dolls creates a simple, cylindrical trunk stripped of limbs and head with delicate painted ropes emphasize facial features dolls. Kokeshi dolls have beautifully painted kimono and attract the attention of anyone who sees their delicate beauty. Kokeshi are a unique gift idea and an unusual object of desire of collectors worldwide.
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