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My Hinamatsuri


Traditions & stories

That's not to say that my sister doesn't keep things for sentimental reasons and I don't occasionally buy things for collection value. It's just that most of what I actively collect and keep usually has some story behind it. The value is not necessarily monetary, but one which you can only see when the history and the relationships behind it is revealed.

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Mini Hina Doll Set - Taiko Player
uploaded by vkm
This is one of the five musician figures from a miniature ceramic hina ningyo set. They sit at the front of the display. This particular court musician is playing a … More »

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