Monday, November 2, 2009

Sarubobo Amy in Japan

Amy as a sarubobo. Sarubobo ("baby monkey") is a Japanese amulet associated with the town of Takayama. The sarubobo protects its possessor from harm and insures a good marriage and good children. Traditionally made out of red cloth, sarubobos today come in many colors with each color signifying something different: green for good health, yellow for luck with money, blue for luck with work and study...


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