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MASATO

Silver Medicine Wheel (w/ solid gold sakura)

$428.00

Medicine wheel featuring a gold sakura flower, for a Japanese blend of the original medicine wheel. Medicine wheel can be used as a connector for chain or leather.

  • 2cm handmade solid silver medicine wheel with solid gold sakura 
  • 3 grams
  • Handcrafted in Japan by Masato-san
  • Sold as an individual piece, chain/leather string may be purchased separately
  • Has natural tarnish-- expected to darken over time, unless polished.  

 

 

Additional info

A talented silver worker located in Aizu, Japan, Masato-San is dedicated to hand-making Native American style jewelry, a respected and honored art form in Japan with a special history.

It all started when Goro Takahashi, jewelry artist and free spirit, was the first to pioneer the way for generations of Japanese creatives who were inspired by Native American communities who were so gracious to share their knowledge of leather and silver works. 

Today, Japanese makers continue to be inspired by this art form for its meticulous handwork, artistry, and deep respect for nature that is present in both traditional Japanese culture (Shinto) as well as the indigenous way of life.