2007/03/14

Walnut (kurumi)

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Walnut (kurumi 胡桃)

During the long winter months, people in the countryside would carve little Daruma dolls for the children to play with.





simple life -
the teachings of
a walnut


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Photo from my friend Asada.



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Carved walnut

Kurumi Walnut carving


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 kurumi ningyo 胡桃人形 dolls from walnuts 
kurumi wari ningyoo くるみ割り人形 the Nutcracker is the most famous.


source : ameblo.jp/tink111814


kurumi zaiku 胡桃細工 / クルミ細工 carvings in walnut shells


source : ameblo.jp/kusyouzan...

Kokuuzo Bosatsu 虚空蔵菩薩 Kokuzo

. Kokuuzooji 虚空蔵寺 Kokuzo-Ji in Hamamatsu .

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Yanaizu bisai chookoku 柳津微細彫刻 delicate carvings from Yanaizu
Fukushima

More samples are here:
- source : www.okuaizu.net/skill

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source : page13.auctions.yahoo.co.jp

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胡桃の殻に入った仏像 - - - - - photos
- source : facebook


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Shizen . Natural Daruma Shapes ..


PHOTO ALBUM with Natural Shapes like Daruma


. Walnut, kurumi 胡桃 くるみ
kigo for late autumn


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5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Gabi:
This is a really, really cute walnut.
Thanks for sharing.
Chen-ou

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sakuo said...

Really cute!
They are as like your mention in your haku.
Thank you for sharing.

Sakuo.

Gabi Greve said...

Thanks, Sakuo san, for visiting!
I have some more walnut Daruma, must take more photos when it gets warmer.
(Today it was minus 5 in the morning ... brrrrr)

Gabi

anonymouis said...

Oh WOW Gabi! You just dropped me to the floor you made me laugh so hard!
What an image. Love the haiku.
DB

Anonymous said...

Excellent: funny yet true.
All of nature are our teachers.
RW