When thinking of Japanese design "Wagara" might be one of the first things that comes to mind. Traditional wagara patterns can be found in many places in Japan; on kimono, yukata, hakama, towels and on many other kinds of merchandise.
The pattern designs are not just beautiful, they are also made to incorporate a specific wish. Examples are; wishes for marital happiness, protection against evil, longevity, peace, for children to grow up safely... and many others.

Knowing the deeper meaning of your favorite wagara allows you to choose even more heartfelt gifts for yourself and your loved ones, and makes them even more special.

Make sure to look up the meaning of the wagara you like and find one that is perfect for you!

The Meanings Behind Traditional Japanese Patterns That Even Japanese People Don't Know!?

The Meanings Behind Traditional Japanese Patterns That Even Japanese People Don't Know!? ~Part.2~

The Meanings Behind Traditional Japanese Patterns That Even Japanese People Don't Know!? ~Part.3~

The Meanings Behind Traditional Japanese Patterns That Even Japanese People Don't Know!? ~Part.4~

Wagara are perfect for finding inspiration or expressing your feelings through gifts! There are a lot of wagara we haven't introduced here, so look forward to discovering lots of wonderful wagara for yourself in Japan!

Check out this article on yukata which often use wagara!

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