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Face or Money : Palindrome Calligraphy in Frames

Face or Money : Palindrome Calligraphy in Frames

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What’s Palindrome (KAIBUN)?

Palindrome is the phrase that reads the same backward as forward. Since the words go around, palindrome is a symbol of everlasting luck.



How to Use the Palindrome Calligraphy

Decorate the entrance of your home or office with it. It will uplift your fortune even more when it is placed in the water section such as kitchen or bathroom. According to Feng shui, the water section, where water is circulated, is said to be the place to “wash away” the bad spirits. The power of palindrome will wash away the impurities of your home or office. It also makes the perfect gift.



■Written Words

よのなかね In the world,
かおか either face
おかねかなのよ or money

YO NO NA KA NE
KA O KA
O KANE KA NA NO YO

■Meaning

Either money or looks is everything in the world.


■Motif

Okame and Oni

 

Description

Okame (also called Tortoise) and Oni (Demon) are drawn in this work. The relationship of Okame and Oni originally comes from Japanese traditional Noh play. Okame certainly isn’t beautiful, but she is generous and charming. Even if we are not beautiful nor rich, our lives are still so much enriched.

* This work is all handmade.



DETAILS

  • Price: 58 USD (frame included)
  • Artist: Chie Saito
  • Size: 210×297mm / 8.3×11.7”
  • Materials: drawing paper, Japanese ink, color pencil, marker pen, wooden frame