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Random kanzashi picture I had saved, which I need to show. if you're the photographer, I'll gladly give you full credit for the picture and link the original!

Mamefuji in January 2016. Tiny cranes on top of the matsu! Wonderful kanzashi for a lovely lady.

January kanzashi: pines, cranes and winter chrysanthemums (matsu 松、tsuru 鶴、kiku 菊. Maiko Mamefuji, photo by Gaap on Photohito

舞妓 maiko まめ菊 mamekiku (retired) 祇園甲部 KYOTO JAPAN

Memory of maiko Mamekiku of Gion Kobu by Gaap on Photohito Mamekiku retired in the middle of February She was a maiko sister of Mamefuji and they were a famous pair of friends from the Tama.


oiran-geisha: The maiko Eriha, Katsue and Shouko at a door. Each of these girls are from some of the richest okiya of Gion Kobu. Tama okiya for Eriha, Odamoto okiya for Katsue and Nishimura okiya for Shouko.

December mochibana (colored rice balls on willow) and maneki (autograph plates which kabuki actors sign) kanzashi. Worn by maiko Ayaha. Photo by Gaap.