Made in Japan, and made from traditional paper mache, this small traditional daruma doll is in a striking shade of silver.
Daruma dolls have a long history in Japan and are well loved lucky symbols and encouragement tokens for perseverance. Daruma dolls
are typically round in shape and are crafted from traditional paper mache techniques. Based on the historical founder of the zen sect of Buddhism, daruma dolls are often created with both eyes left unpainted.
When a goal is set, one eye of the daruma is painted in. The other eye is only painted in on the completion of that goal. It is believed that by giving daruma his vision, oneís efforts would be blessed.
A charming and thoughtful token of good luck and a reminder of goals, this traditional daruma doll makes a wonderful gift.
Featuring unique and vivid brush strokes for this traditional daruma dollís brows and moustache, this daruma doll also includes the Japanese kanji character for "Welcoming luck."
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