Can you believe these stunning handcrafted balls called Temari were made by a 92-year-old grandmother in Japan? Temari, meaning handball in Japanese, is a traditional folk art of Chinese origin and introduced to Japan in the 7th century. In Japan, Temari is a very valuable and precious gift of friendship, loyalty and goodwill. With their bright colors and beautiful patterns, these unique Temari balls are absolutely magnificent artworks.
If you’re interested, here’s a nice video about the history of Temari and how these beautiful Temari balls are made.