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How to Use a Furoshiki Wrapping Cloth

You have invested time and money into finding the perfect gift for a loved one for Christmas, so it’s important that your gift is packaged with the same love and attention. Furoshiki is a traditional Japanese gift wrapping cloth, Furoshiki fabric is usually either cotton or silk and comes in varying patterns and colours. Wrapping your Christmas …

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Japanese Style Gift Wrapping

Japanese Style Present Wrapping: A 5 Minute Guide

How to Wrap Presents Japanese Style If you have ever shopped at a department store in Japan (or indeed at The Japanese Shop), you probably will have noticed the beautiful way in which items are wrapped. Japanese style gift wrapping is a particular art form that many marvel at, which is why we have created …

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The Etiquette of Gift Giving in Japan

How to Present Japanese Gifts You would think the act of gift giving would be universal. You go out and choose something that you know the other person will like as a memento of an occasion or as a thank you. You give it to the recipient, who is happy and says thank you. Simple, …

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Valentine’s Day Gifts: Japanese Gifts Ideas for Valentines

Although Christmas has come and gone, the next one will be here before you know it, so what better time to start looking for that next special gift for that special someone than right now! Japanese gifts are becoming more and more popular and are naturally eye-catching and rich in oriental culture. As a whole, …

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