Antique Kanzashi Hair Decoration Set 1
Kanzashi are hair ornaments used in traditional Japanese hairstyles. They became used widely during the Edo period when hairstyles became larger and more complicated. Artisans began to produce more finely crafted products and craftmanship reached a high point in the 1880s.
Kogai – A two piece sheath style hairpin featuring a design on each end. Kogai means sword and refers to the shape of two pieces (a sword and its sheath). They are often sold as a set with an accompanying kushi comb.