This colourful hand-woven mobil decorates the room delightfully. It is made from Japanese paper strings called (Mizuhiki). Each flower motif is meticulously woven by Mizuhiki artists in Kanazawa city in Ishikawa - the place where this special strings have been used for centuries. It is durable, water-resistant, and coated with a reflective glazing that glitters under the light. You can move the place of each flower and change the length and the space between. Mizuhiki was originally used as an decorative ribbon to wrap gifts for the dignitary - it was the way to show the respect to the person who receives it. It was also signals - when used to tie a gift, the shape made with Mizuhiki conveys the contained message, such as joy, happiness, appreciation, or condolence. This is how the people have shown their invisible feelings into visible form. The Mizuhiki mobil is the creation to preserve the traditional material while developing its use in the current time.
Dimensions: L170 mm (L6.69 in)
Made in: Kanazawa-shi, Ishikawa
Weight: 25.00 g (0.88 oz)
Materials: washi Japanese paper