This is an Photos of e-book about "TEMARI" - Japanese traditional fork art hand ball -
TEMARI is made by several different threads which wind around the core for various designs.
It was girl-oriented toy in old Japan.
In the present time, TEMARI serves as handcrafted items which enjoy the embroidery of the traditional technique worth of beauty of geometic pattern of design than actual play use.
This is collection of TEMARI which Japanese housewife (Mariko - a member of "Nihon Temari no Kai" and has the license of the instructor) living in Kyoto made.
You can enjoy to see many beautiful photos of valuable TEMARI.