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The Reasons Why Japanese Bow - The Wabi Sabi Shop

The Reasons Why Japanese Bow

In Japan, bowing is so engrained in our communication style. We bow even when we are on the phone and the other person cannot see us!

The Reasons Why Japanese Bow

In Japan, bowing is so engrained in our communication style. We bow even when we are on the phone and the other person cannot see us!

Hari Kuyo: The Memorial Service for the Old Needles - The Wabi Sabi Shop

Hari Kuyo: The Memorial Service for the Old Nee...

A Japanese tradition known as Hari Kuyo honors needles that are broken, rusted, bent, or otherwise unusable. They stick the old needles into soft things, such as tofu or konnyaku....

Hari Kuyo: The Memorial Service for the Old Nee...

A Japanese tradition known as Hari Kuyo honors needles that are broken, rusted, bent, or otherwise unusable. They stick the old needles into soft things, such as tofu or konnyaku....

Shiwasu: The Perfect Name for the Month of December - The Wabi Sabi Shop

Shiwasu: The Perfect Name for the Month of Dece...

In Japan, December is called "the month so busy even monks have to be running around"! Isn't that just a perfect name?

Shiwasu: The Perfect Name for the Month of Dece...

In Japan, December is called "the month so busy even monks have to be running around"! Isn't that just a perfect name?

The Best Dish Sponges and Keeping Them Clean - The Wabi Sabi Shop

The Best Dish Sponges and Keeping Them Clean

How often do you usually replace your dish sponge? I looked it up on Google. I found out that Martha Stewart wants you to change it every two weeks. She...

The Best Dish Sponges and Keeping Them Clean

How often do you usually replace your dish sponge? I looked it up on Google. I found out that Martha Stewart wants you to change it every two weeks. She...

How to Care for your Shuro Broom - The Wabi Sabi Shop

How to Care for your Shuro Broom

While the shuro broom is becoming more popular in Japan and around the world, the number of people who know how to make them is going down. This has made the...

How to Care for your Shuro Broom

While the shuro broom is becoming more popular in Japan and around the world, the number of people who know how to make them is going down. This has made the...

7 Shirayuki Kitchen Towel Uses That Might Surprise You - The Wabi Sabi Shop

7 Shirayuki Kitchen Towel Uses That Might Surpr...

The Shirayuki Kitchen Cloth is a multi-functional tool for the household with uses such as removing makeup, cleaning cast iron cookware and even as an oven mitt. Discover the many...

7 Shirayuki Kitchen Towel Uses That Might Surpr...

The Shirayuki Kitchen Cloth is a multi-functional tool for the household with uses such as removing makeup, cleaning cast iron cookware and even as an oven mitt. Discover the many...