Gifts for mum, sister, sister-in-law, Auntie, Grandma or your BFF...we've got you covered. Whether they're a party animal, a nature-lover or a home-body you'll be able to find something for everyone in this selection of gifts.
Let's dive in...
1. BEADED PARTY CLUTCH FROM TURQUOISE PORT
2. JAPAN SOUVENIR BY HANAWA ORIGAMI
3. GARDENER'S DREAM BY SHIZEN NATURA
This Sunshine & Sakura set is the perfect gift for any plant lover. The beautiful blush pink base is neutral enough to complement just about any design scheme, and brushstrokes of white, yellow and clay pink provide subtle contrast. Each piece is finished with rose gold paint splatter that glistens in the sunlight, instantly elevating plant pots to interior design pieces.
The set includes two hand painted pots in different sizes, a hand painted trowel, a hand painted propagation station with holes for three glass tubes, and three liters of high quality, organic potting soil. Pots are sealed against UV and water damage, and can be used either indoors or outdoors.
4. HAND WOVEN SHAWLS BY ITOMAKIMAKI
From her studio in Nara, Elizabeth O'Brien creates free-style, handwoven, Saori style shawls, scarves, cowls, curtains, pillows, wall art, rugs and more. Items are made with natural fibers (plant and/or animal), and custom designed pieces are welcome.
5. CROCHET EARRINGS BY NURO CROCHET
Treat yourself with these micro-crochet floral earrings made from pure cotton lace thread.
Pocket-friendly, Sustainable, and handmade in Nagoya Japan by Nuzrath Hameedha.
6. VINTAGE KIMONO POUCH BY KIMONO KOMONO DESIGNS
Bright colored re-purposed vintage kimono fabric pouch by Jelena Uechi in Nagoya.
This pouch is firm and sturdy and is suitable for make up, bank books, insurance cards and other bits and pieces. A fantastic way to organise the bits and bobs floating around the bottom of your handbag.
7. TREE OF LIFE DECORATION BY OFF ON A WHIM
Give a gift that brings a smile and warm feelings all year long. This Tree of Life decoration by Erinn LaMattery is handcrafted from copper wire and natural stones and is filled with the energy and peace Mother Nature brings to our lives. These unique gifts will never be forgotten and are a daily reminder of how much you love and are loved.
BUY HERE: offonawhim.com/search?page=1&q=tree+of+life
8. THE GIFT OF LEARNING FROM BEST LIVING JAPAN
9. UNIQUE NECKLACE FROM RISING MOON CRYSTALS
Blue goldstone point, adorned with a genuine moonstone from Jaipur India and paired with an ornate moon. This pendant is provided with a quality stainless steel chain. Stainless steel is kind to skin, extra strong and non-tarnish.
Jezebel Ono is a maker based in Chiba, Japan.
10. HAORI JACKET FROM TABI TABI YA
11. KIMONO EARRINGS BY BIKUDESIGNS
Handmade vintage kimono accessories made in Shimokitazawa, Tokyo by Victoria Close. Every piece is one-of-a-kind and a perfect reminder of Japan.
12. GREEN TEA EXPERIENCE FROM ARIGATO JAPAN
BONUS IDEA: PREMIUM JEWELLERY BY ATELIER SHINJI GINZA
If you are looking for that something special, look no further than uniquely Japanese handcrafted jewelry from family-run Tokyo-based Atelier Shinji Ginza. Contemporary, seasonal and traditional Japanese motifs make up most of the collection, together with timeless nature motifs inspired by classic Art Nouveau styles.
Web (and online store): http://www.ateliershinji.com
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I'm Victoria, the founder, designer and creator at Bikudesigns, a vintage kimono accessories brand in Tokyo, Japan.