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Step-by-step videos instructing artists in ancient Japanese metalsmithing techniques to keep them alive and flourishing!
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    Arrigato!
    You will receive my appreciation and gratitude by email! xoxo

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    'Sticky' notes with Momokoya designs

    A pack of 2, 3" x 3" sticky notepads featuring Momokoya original cat people characters will be mailed with a handwritten card expressing my gratitude.

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    Handmade Momokoya Original Card

    2 hand-printed blank cards featuring Momokoya original cat people designs.
    All the designs are printed one-by-one using hand-carved stamps made by Midori.
    These cards will be mailed with a handwritten thank you!

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    Handmade Cat people design stamp

    Momokoya original cat people design stamp.
    Hand-carved rubber stamp with wooden handle.
    All stamps are made by Midori, my sister.

    "Love" design stamp will be mailed with handwritten card expressing my gratitude.

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    Any one video of your choice

    Choose any one instructional video download on Japanese metalsmith techniques.

    I aim to release the first video in December and will continue adding to the Master Class series.

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    Special Word Strap

    Any word of your choosing will be stamped on a Heart shaped copper plate and made into a strap for you or your loved one.

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    Special Word Necklace : Copper

    Any word of your choosing will be stamped on a copper plate and made into a necklace for you or your loved one.

    • Choose between large (9 characters) or small (12 characters) font
    • Choose either a 16" or 18" Copper chain
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    Momokoya Design Tote Bag

    Momokoya original cat people design Tote bag

    • Either "Rain" or "Yay" design will be shipped
    • Cotton canvas material
    • Zippered main compartment
    • Double 17" handles
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    Special Word Necklace : Sterling Silver

    Any word of your choosing will be stamped on a silver plate and made into a necklace for you or your loved one.

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    Assorted Colored Silver Leaf

    10 colors of Fine Silver leaf in a pack.
    • Colors are selected
    • Made in Japan
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    Fun Surprise "Omiyage" from Japan!

    Momo will hand select traditional craft souvenirs from Japan and you have to wait and see what is going to be in this Omiyage (souvenir) box.

    • 5~6 items of beautiful Japanese crafts
    • Ships only within the U.S. and $13 will be added for USPS priority medium box.

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    Momo "Roots" Necklace: Chalcedony

    One-of-a-kind handmade silver jewelry by Momoko Okada.
    Inspired by tree roots and growth in nature.

    • Chalcedony stone
    • 16" Sterling silver chain included
    • gift box
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    Momo "Roots" Necklace : Amethyst

    One-of-a-kind handmade silver jewelry by Momoko Okada.
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    • Amethyst stone
    • 16" Sterling silver chain included
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    Momo "Roots" Necklace : Chrome Diopside

    One-of-a-kind handmade silver jewelry by Momoko Okada.
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    • Chrome Diopside stone
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    Momo "Roots" Necklace : Sun Stone

    One-of-a-kind handmade silver jewelry by Momoko Okada.
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    • Sun stone
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    Momo "Roots" Necklace : Red Coral

    One-of-a-kind handmade silver jewelry by Momoko Okada.
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    • Red Coral
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    Momo "Roots" Necklace : Calcite

    One-of-a-kind handmade silver jewelry by Momoko Okada.
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    • Calcite stone
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    Momo "Roots" Necklace : Turquoise

    One-of-a-kind handmade silver jewelry by Momoko Okada.
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    • Turquoise stone
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    Momo "Roots" Necklace : Labradorite

    One-of-a-kind handmade silver jewelry by Momoko Okada.
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    • Labradorite stone
    • 18" Sterling silver chain included
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    Kashima Design Pendant: Goddess

    Made by Master Kazuo Kashima

    • Cast silver with traditional gold gilding finish
    • Using Uchidashi technique
    • Comes in a box with his signature
    • Chain NOT included
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    Kashima Design Pendant: Lucky Bird

    Made by Master Kazuo Kashima

    • Cast silver with traditional gold gilding finish
    • Using Uchidashi technique
    • Comes in a box with his signature
    • Chain NOT included
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    Kashima Design Pendant: Scarab

    Made by Master Kazuo Kashima

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    Kashima Design Brooch: Owl

    Made by Master Kazuo Kashima

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    Kazuo Kashima Design Brooch: Bird

    Made by Master Kazuo Kashima

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    Skype call with Kazuo Kashima

    If you have any questions on Nunome technique, or about Traditional Japanese Metalsmith techniques, then this is a great opportunity for you!
    Master Kashima will answer your questions and Momo will translate so no need to speak Japanese!

    Time frame: When Momo is at Kashima's studio in Tokyo. We will set up appointment through email.
    (Japan is 16 hours ahead of PT)

    Duration: 60 mins.

    • Shipping fee included

    Includes:
    • Choose any three videos of your choice
    • Kazuo Kashima's signed catalogue of his latest exhibit
    • Omiyage: one craft souvenir from Japan
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