Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Gofu Talismans

(Image borrowed from The Daily Yomiuri, 2/7/08, p. 3)

A recent article in The Daily Yomiuri discussed the new popularity of gofu talismans. Such talismans are usually purchased at shrines as good luck charms. These days, according to the article, young people are "rediscovering them as works of print art."

Read the story in The Daily Yomiuri On-line

Link to information about "Beauty of Woodblock Prints and Stone Rubbings" exhibition:

Link to Japan Folk-Craft Museum

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