JUN Japanese Gifts & Souvenirs (www.jun-gifts.com)
Welcome to JUN Japanese Gifts & Souvenirs. Browse through our online catalogue which has a wide variety of Japanese culture-related items at reasonable prices. From kimono, yukata, folding fans and geta sandals to hanko stamps and noren curtains. Also, don't forget to pick up your free gifts on your way out!
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 Noren Curtains
 Mouse Pads
 Lantern Ornaments
 Umbrella Ornaments
 Furoshiki Cloth
 Folding Fans
 Wind Chimes
 Flower Pots,Hibachi
 and others
 Kimono & Yukata
 Geta Sandals
 and others
 Post Cards
 Letter Sets
 and others
 Chirimen Bears
 Kokeshi Dolls
 Washi Dolls
 Daruma Dolls
 and others
 Yuzen Washi Paper
 Playing Cards
 and others
Personalized Gifts
 Hanko Stamps
 Shikishi Calligraphy
 Cell Phone Strap
 Baseball Caps
 Polo Shirts
 Kokeshi Dolls
 Key Chains
 Fun Stuff

Omamori Bukuro (Amulet Pouch)
If you go to a shrine or temple, you will probably see a small building standing next to the main hall. It is called gsamushoh (jimusho for temples) selling fortune items like omikuji (paper fortune) , gomamorih (small portable amulet that often comes in a small colorful cloth pouch), gofudah (a large sized household amulet ), ghamayah (amulet shaped like an arrow ), and gemah (small wooden plaques on which people write their wishes). These are so popular that it is more difficult to find a Japanese person who has never owned any of these. Unfortunately, we are unable to sell you any of the items mentioned above. However, we are delighted to be able to offer our cusomers omamori bukuro (cloth pouch usually omamori is offered in ) so that our customers can keep the items that they like. Please keep in mind that inside of the omamori (cloth pouch) is empty.
 Picture of Samusho (shrine office).  Miko (female attendant) selling
lucky charms such as omamori,
ema, ofuda, hamaya and kumade.

Omamori Bukuro (Amulet Pouch)
Item#:OMA1-A, B, C, D, E
Size: (W)1.9X(H)2.9in
Select Your Omamori Bukuro:

Omamori Bukuro (Amulet Pouch)
Item#:OMA2-A, B, C, D
Size: (W)1.9X(H)2.9in
Select Your Omamori Bukuro:

Ema (Wooden Wishing Plaque)
Ema (literaly means picture of a horse) are wooden plaques on which people write their wishes at Shinto shrines or Buddhist temples.They are sold around $5.00 to $10.00 and bear various picutures on the front side---usually picture of a horse, shrine selling the ema, or a zodiac sign of the year.People write their wihses on their ema and hang them on racks situnated near the main hall. In ancient times, real horses were donated because horses were thought be sacred but over time this was changed to wooden plaques bearing a picture of a horse. One theory holds that the most ema are created in the shape of a house (pentagon-shaped) so that they look like the horse is offered with a stable (horsefs house). Some ema even have a roof at the top of the ema to indicate ema represent stables.These days though ema have been created all sorts of shapes (round, square, heart etcc) and pictures depicted on them are very secularized.If you are interested, please come visit Japan and see for yourself!
 Picture of ema hanging place next to the main hall.

Ema (Wooden Wishing Plaque)
Item#:EMA1-A, B
Size: (W)1.9X(H)2.9in

Select Your Ema:

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