Handcrafted Hair Ornaments with Ornate Botanical Designs by Sakae (10 pics)




All photos by Ryoukan Abe

Japanese artist Sakae ( previously ) continues to create elaborate botanically-inspired hair combs using liquid resin and wire. The hair combs, or kanzashi , have a long history of use in Japanese hairstyles, and today they are often reserved for special occasions such as weddings and tea ceremonies.

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Sakae captures a wide range of colors and textures in her hairpieces, from the rippling edges of carnation petals to the geometric clusters of hydrangea blossoms. Sakae’s hairpieces are sold via auction, which she announces on her website and Facebook page. She also shares her work on Pinterest .

Handcrafted Hair Ornaments with Ornate Botanical Designs by Sakae

Handcrafted Hair Ornaments with Ornate Botanical Designs by Sakae

Handcrafted Hair Ornaments with Ornate Botanical Designs by Sakae

Handcrafted Hair Ornaments with Ornate Botanical Designs by Sakae

Handcrafted Hair Ornaments with Ornate Botanical Designs by Sakae

Handcrafted Hair Ornaments with Ornate Botanical Designs by Sakae

Handcrafted Hair Ornaments with Ornate Botanical Designs by Sakae

Handcrafted Hair Ornaments with Ornate Botanical Designs by Sakae

Handcrafted Hair Ornaments with Ornate Botanical Designs by Sakae




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