Grace of a Ryukyu Weaver, Okinawa

August 10, 2013

Another shore excursion, another learning experience.

A lesson in grace, a lesson in technique from the legacy of the Ryukyu Kingdom,  Okinawa, Japan

Ryukyu Weaver, Japan

Ryukyu Weaver, Japan

Am surprised to learn that the Charkha, a symbol popularised by Gandhi is not an Indian invention

Ryukyu Weaver, Japan

Ryukyu Weaver, Japan

Ryukyu Weaver, Japan

Ryukyu Weaver, Japan

Ryukyu Weaver, Japan

Warp-weft , Taana -Baana, orthogonal yet creating art through perfect harmony

Ryukyu Weaver, Japan

Ryukyu Weaver, Japan

Ryukyu Weaver, Japan

Ryukyu Weaver, Japan

Ryukyu Weaver, Japan

Ryukyu Weaver, Japan

The Weaving Process:

Ryukyu Weaver, Japan

Ryukyu Weaver, Japan

Ryukyu Weaver, Japan

Ryukyu Weaver, Japan

Ryukyu Weaver, Japan

Ryukyu Weaver, Japan

Ryukyu Weaver, Japan

Ryukyu Weaver, Japan

Ryukyu Weaver, Japan

Ryukyu Weaver, Japan

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