This is a Photos 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 a 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 a collection of TEMARI made by a Japanese housewife living in Kyoto (Mariko - a member of "Nihon Temari no Kai" and has an instructor license).
You can enjoy seeing many beautiful photos of valuable TEMARI.