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KINTSUGI | 金継ぎ

THE ART OF BEAUTIFYING DAMAGE, AN ANCESTRAL JAPANESE TECHNIQUE FOR “REPAIRING WITH GOLD”      The story goes that at the end of the 15th century, during the Ashikaga shogunate, the shogun Ashikaga Yoshimasa sent some tea cups to China to repair them. But he did not like the result, so he asked Japanese craftsmen

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WHEN I GROW UP I WANT TO BE HAPPY!

A very special book 📕where you educate :   JAPANESE ART and CULTURE for CHILDREN. A WALK THROUGH JAPANESE ART | VOl. I The first book that guides the Japanese educational philosophy adapted to children with practical art projects that also promote their creativity and sensitivity. Educate from the heart and that the child live

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SKILLS THAT CHILDREN DEVELOP THROUGH THE ARTS

How the arts develop significant skills for academic success and daily life.   It is a shame to see how art classes are being reduced every year, this school year ,2019-20, with no more than half an hour weekly in public education in some provinces of Spain. The poor training of teachers in ART and the current

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SHIKI | 四季

BEAUTY IN THE FOUR SEASONS. THE COLOR OF JAPAN It is fascinating to see the enormous importance of nature in all of Japanese culture. Not only in art, but also in fashion, commerce, gastronomy and everyday life. We find Sakura flowers 桜 in spring, bamboo 竹 in summer, autumn fruits like kaki or mushrooms and winter

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KUU |空

THE JAPANESE WORD WHERE CREATIVITY HAS NO LIMITS AND EVERYTHING IS POSSIBLE.   KUU, the empty but energetic space where imagination can be shown in all its immense possibilities. KUU空 空 (Sky/Empty) KUU, is one of those Japanese words of inexact translation, and that we can apply to an infinity of spaces and elements. I

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OMAMORI & JEWELS

お守り Good luck in projects, work, business, exams, health, love, protection… OMAMORI are a kind of lucky charms in Japanese culture, similar to the cross or medals of virgins and saints for Christians. Each Shinto and Buddhist temple has its own OMAMORI, and they serve to bring fortune and luck to different aspects of life

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WABI – SABI & ART

  侘寂と美術 “When I go out of this fishing village at sunset on an autumn day, I don’t see open flowers nor coloured Maples unfolding their leaves.” This poetically defines the “tea master” Fujiwara Sadaiye (1162-1241). The artistic element that is part of the reality of SABI. According to the Zen master, D. T. Suzuki,

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IKIGAI | 生き甲斐

…develop our talent to fulfill our purpose… According to Japanese culture, we all have an IKIGAI. But to find it, a deep and often prolonged self-search is necessary. Finding the IKIGAI brings satisfaction and meaning to our lives. It is “the purpose of life” or “the meaning of life”. Its graphic representation is similar to

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SUMI – e

墨絵 A STYLE OF JAPANESE PAINTING THAT INVITES RELAXATION Originally, this started out as a monochrome drawing technique. Buddhist monks introduced it from China during the fourteenth century, but it belongs to the Japanese school of painting. The Sumi-e mainly represents landscapes and natural shapes. Sesshū, Shubun, Eitoku or Tohaku are all artists and creators

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JAPANESE ART and CULTURE for CHILDREN, my new Book

A WALK THROUGH JAPANESE ART 日本の美術   From the hand of Sonia G Caballero children’s art projects, taught at school  Montessori in Japan. A book that brings children closer not only to art but also to a philosophy of Japanese life and thought that will help to model the child’s personality in terms of respect ,in accordance

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Sonia G Caballero lanza su nueva colección de joyas

Sonia G Caballero launches her new jewelry collection

In collaboration with the prestigious jeweler Ernest Oriol, it significantly improves compared to previous collections. The artist born in Madrid was eager to continue evolving in her role as a jewelry designer. And I was very clear that the quality of the final products had to take a step forward, therefore Ernest Oriol as the best

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