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hiroshima glass head pins

Hiroshima Glass Head Pins - Sakura

Regular price $ 8.50 $ 0.00

Heat resistant pin heads colored with the pale shades of cherry blossoms. Great for tacking thin fabric or for detailed work. Cork-capped vial contains 20 very sharp needles that are 35mm (1 3/8") long.

Made in Japan

 

The History of Hiroshima Needle production stretches back over 300 years, to when the ruling Asano Clan of Hiroshima Domain spread the practice as piecework for low-ranking samurai to support themselves. -- Read more about Hiroshima Needles on their website, it's fascinating : http://en.tulip-japan.co.jp/hiroshima/





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