Category Archive: Bracelets

Apr 03

New Event Has Started from April 1st (Saturday)!

We have started Speed Lottery at our Kohgen Nagoya Store, which will last for 3 months! We are very grateful to all our Customers who have visited our store since early morning and made the atmosphere lively. There were many inquiries starting from these for the daily use incense, up to wishes to try the …

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Mar 30

Today we have opened a new Kohgen Maker`s Pier Store!

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10:00 AM, March 30 (Thursday) – Grand Open of our new Kohgen Maker`s Pier Store! We have made all the preparations in advance and the store is running since its pre-open on March 13th, but today we had the Grand Open! Today, there was a Grand Open of a shopping district called Maker`s Pier in …

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Dec 10

Skull talismans

  Skulls are widely known as a symbol of death and danger. Only recently skull motif became popular in street fashion, previously being reserved for punk or emo subcultures. This deadly symbol is also ubiquitous in Japan as well. However, it conveys a different meaning than in Western cultures. Human skull, from a Buddhist point …

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Nov 30

Owls

Owls in Japan are a very popular symbol. They are ubiquitous – you can see them in front yards of houses, next to doorbells, on bags, foods and souvenirs. There is even an owl café where you can pet and take a picture with a real owl! But why are owls so popular in Japan? …

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Nov 30

Birthstones

Each month of the year is associated with one or more birthstones. Since ancient times birthstones have been believed to possess healing powers and therapeutic influence. According to 1st century historian Josephus, birthstones are related with the twelve stones in Aaron’s breastplate, twelve months and twelve signs of zodiac. George Frederick Kunz, an American mineralogist, claimed …

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