Japanese Temari Balls

by • September 23, 2010 • DesignComments (1)4697

This is exactly how I will be passing my time when I’m an old man.  Check out NanaAkua’s incredible set of Temari balls that her 88-year-old Japanese grandmother has made.  MINDBLOWING: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nanaakua/sets/72157617114284128/?page=5

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  1. […] The trailer also reminded me of one of my newest fascinations (and if anyone knows anyone who knows how to do this please let me know) which is the art of the Temari thread ball.  A Japanese tradition, temari balls are a complex and detailed art form combining thread and geometry.  Take a look at this one woman’s Flickr series displaying the talents of her 88-year-old grandmother’s Temari skills.  See the photos here. […]

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