“Sakura”, more commonly known as the Cherry Blossom,
is quite symbolic in Japanese culture. It’s not because of the
beautiful pink hues of the petals, or the stunning image of the trees as
the flowers bloom; it’s because it blooms beautifully just after winter
to welcome the people to the season of spring.
Blossoms symbolize a new life or a fresh start, as they open up and
bloom during spring. As beautiful as they look flourishing during the
season, however, they unfortunately also easily wither and die. While
this may be upsetting for most people, in Japan, their life and death
holds a powerful meaning.
are often associated with the term “mono no aware”, which means being
aware and appreciative of the beauty of all things, including their
gentle passing. In essence, Cherry Blossoms not only encapsulate the
beauty of a beginning, but also an end. It shares with people a very
clean and honest aspect of mortality and the splendor of life.
Japan, they even have a centuries-old practice of holding flower
viewing events or festivals called “Hanami”, where they spend their time
picnicking, and celebrating beneath the trees as they bloom. The Cherry
Blossom has been a very significant symbol in Japanese culture that it
has even been incorporated in media, such as print, television, movies
and other forms. It is even adapted in art, and used as a design in
different kinds of products, clothing, and more.
Cherry Blossoms and its cultural importance
Blossoms hold a deep and cultural significance in Japan. It embraces
the beauty of all life, regardless of it being short-lived. It holds a
profound meaning that we should all ponder on, remember and appreciate
because it makes us learn to admire and respect the beauty of everything
why not use this beautiful and meaningful Japanese symbol and
incorporate them for your gifts or tokens to friends and family during
holiday seasons or special events? Cherry Blossoms are great designs for
various gifts not only because of their heartfelt meaning in Japanese
culture, but also because Cherry Blossoms are truly enchanting and
mesmerizing flowers especially after they bloom. They make excellent
decorations or accents in gifts, tokens and even party favors.
friends and family will surely love and adore the intricate, yet lovely
designs of the Cherry Blossoms in their gifts. Their light and lovely
petals with the pink accents would be lovely to place in various gift
items like clothes, dinnerware, and more.
your friends and family gifts that are not only pleasing to the eyes
but something that will also touch their minds and hearts by choosing
Cherry Blossom inspired gifts. Japanese Style
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merchandises that your friends and family will surely enjoy receiving.
We have great Japanese pieces such as decorations, clothing, dinnerware
and more inspired by the beautiful Cherry Blossom. All of our items are
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and masterfully that the true beauty of the Cherry Blossoms is captured
with each piece.
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