Japanese Theme Sugar Creations
12 Japanese Kanji Letters / 8 Japanese Traditional Designs / Cherry Blossoms and Lollipops / Ukiyo -e
----- 12 Japanese Kanji Letters -----
It is a great idea for your Party favor, Bridal shower, & Wedding Keepsakes !
It is believed that origin of Chinese characters comes from pictographs thousands of years ago. They have changed and developed into present-day shapes, therefore each letter represents specific meanings.
from left: Fortune, Commit, Peace, Spirit, Achieve, and Flourish
Japanese Kanji are the Chinese characters that are used & modified in the modern Japanese logographic writing system along with hiragana and katakana. Each Kanji has a few, sometimes several diffrent pronunciations.
from left: Love, Beauty, Believe, Welcome, Eternal, and Heart Size 2.25" x 2.25" Your choice colors
We selected the 12 most popular Kanji letters. In the belief that those who carry each letter will be granted his/her wish.
Box size: 3.5" w x 2.5" h
Each Kanji letter is attractivly presented in a clear gift box. If you would like a more impressive presentation, "Giftwrap" is also availabe for you. Each Kanji is placed in a long sleeve bag with elegant ribbons shown in the photo above on the right.
Japanese Kanji letters: Box only $4.95 each Giftwrap $5.95 each inquiry/order
----- 8 Japanese Traditional Designs -----
A delight for anyone interested in Japanese art and culture, nature drawings are particularly unique, capturing not only the esence of animals and plants with a few brush storkes, but also displaying - with marvelous precision and ingenuity - the most intricate patterns on a wide array of sufaces.
from left: Bamboo, Carp, Cherry blossoms, Crane, Geese, Iris, Pine, and Plum. We selected the 8 most familiar nature designs that are asociated with celebrations & longevity, etc as seen here.
It is a great idea for your Party favor & Wedding Keepsakes !
Box size: 3.5" w x 2.5" h
Each Japanese Design is attractivly presented in a clear gift box. If you would like a more impressive presentation, "Giftwrap" is also available for you. Each design is placed in a long sleeve bag with elegant ribbons shown in the photo on the right.
Japanese traditional designs: Box only $4.95 each Giftwrap $5.95 each inquiry/order
----- Cherry Blossoms -----
When Spring has arrived, there will be many flowers open everywhere; Tulips, Daffodiles, Forsythia, Andromeda, etc. Among them, the Cherry Blossom is the most favored flower in Japan. There will be many festivals celebrating Spring under fully bloomed Cherry Blossoms. This new item was created especially for the 25th Cherry Bloosom Festival, in April of 2006 at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, NY.
Cherry Blossoms: various color combinations between blossoms and background. Size, 4" w x 3" h White, pink & red flowers are arranged on a branch, then placed on a colorful background.
Cherry Blossoms: Box only $9.95 each Giftwrap $10.95 each inquiry/order
*Free Wedding Announcement, Happy Birthday + name, Custom Messages (Thank you, Congratulations, etc) can be printed on a label and placed on the back of "Cherry Blossoms" board without any extra fee.
----- Cherry Flower Lollipops -----
Cherry flower lollipops make a great conversation piece & gift!
Cherry flower lollipops
A lovely Cherry Flower is carved into a cherry petal-shaped lollipop, and comes in many colors.
Cherry flower lollipops: $2.25 each inquiry/order
----- Ukiyo-e -----
Ukiyo-e is the Japanese art of woodblock prints, from the seventeenth century, "Edo Period" (1600 -1868). Ukiyo-e means "Pictures of the floating world". They depicted Kabuki actors, beautiful women at the beginning. Later, Ukiyo-e artists started depicting scenes of travel & nature.
Hokusai is best known for his "Thirty-Six Views of Mt.Fuji" and his "Great Wave" (below, left photo) is the most famous work in the series. Middle: Red Fuji Right: Mount Fuji in Summer / Black Fuji
Original Ukiyo-e print by Hokusai
In addition, Ukiyo-e had great influence over Western art in the late 19th century, such artists are Van Gogh, Monet, Degas, Klimt, etc. Ukiyo-e remains a Japanese cultural identity to this day, and can be seen as a fine design incorporated with modern living.
---- Ukiyo-e made entirely of sugar ----
Size 2.5" h x 4" w
As you see in the photos above, we incorporate the design of the famous ukiyo-e designs over a thin sheet of sugar. Each sugar Ukiyo-e is then carefully colored. The result gives the apperance of stained glass with vivid color contrast. These one of a kind and unique products are great addition to your gift or keepsakes and a sure way to impress your guests at a Japanese/Asia theme party.
Ukiyo-e: $7.95 each. Presented in a clear gift box. inquiry/order
*Free Wedding Announcement, Happy Birthday + name, Custom Messages (Thank you, Congratulations, etc) can be printed on a label and placed on the back of "Ukiyo-e" board without any extra fee.
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