I want to say 'hello' with this first post
I'm in the process of covering a calendar of kanzashi on my site, and I wanted to include some special kanzashi, like those worn during certain festivals. It's easy to find references on "normal" months, but hard to make sense of most others.
I know that:
- Rice ear with pigeon is worn during the New Year
- Kusudama is both February and Setsubun Festival
- Pinwheel is worn in February, but is it a festive motif for a certain event?
- I've read that there is a special design for Gion Matsuri, changing every year? Does it have any special reoccurring motif?
Do you know any other motifs worth mentioning? I know these questions will make some of you laugh at my inexperience, but I'm FAR better at making kanzashi than my knowledge about them