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Custom Chiyo Kirigami Origami Crane - Purple Shippou - Lavender Home London
Custom Chiyo Kirigami Origami Crane - Purple Shippou - Lavender Home London

Custom Chiyo Kirigami Origami Crane - Purple Shippou

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The crane has been a symbol of happiness and eternal youth. In Japanese tradition, cranes were the most familiar birds and they stand for good fortune and longevity because of its fabled life span of a thousand years. 

Shippou refers to the seven treasures of Buddhism: gold, silver, lapis lazuli, agate, seashell, amber, and coral. All of these are found on the Asian continent and were precious and rare products. Shippo also means "cloisonné," which refers to a decorating technique using metal strips and gems. The pattern represents these beautiful seven treasures inlaid in metal, in an infinitely repeating pattern.

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