Made in Japan, this daruma good luck doll crafted from paper mache is in a unique shiny gold and features lively brushstrokes and calligraphic Japanese characters for "Welcome Blessings".
Daruma good luck doll
is modeled after Bodhidharma, the founder of the zen sect of Buddhism, and is a popular lucky symbol and token of encouragement in Japan. Crafted from paper mache and beautifully painted with vivid brushstrokes, daruma dolls typically feature a round body, bushy eye brows and moustache.
The eyes of daruma good luck doll are often left unpainted. Traditionally, the left eye of the daruma doll is painted in when the devotee sets a personal goal. On completion of that personal goal, the right eye is painted in, giving the daruma doll full sight.
It is believed that by granting daruma full sight, he will watch over one's endeavors. A meaningful and charming collector's item, this daruma doll from Japan makes a thoughtful gift for friends and family.
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