Japanese Traditional Rouge
Beni is brushed in the container of Arita ware symbolizing flowing water on a base depicting Japanese most famous flower, sakura. The sakura blooming with refinement on a captivating blue clear stream leaves a lasting impression.
In ancient times, the purple of FUJI (wisteria) was considered a noble color, and has been much-loved down through the ages due to the Japanese people’s belief that the strong vitality of the wisteria bush symbolizes longevity and prosperity of descendants. It is paired with the auspicious tortoise shell, creating an elegant, feminine design.
Inspired by a traditional pattern adopted since the Heian period for public costumes, furniture, and so on, the gorgeous shade of this item leaves a lasting impression.
Beni in a refillable case (portable Komachi-beni) with an intricate design. Setsugekka (“Snow, Moon, Flowers”) expressing the beautiful scenes of the four seasons is portrayed with a snowflake, moon, and chrysanthemum. Visible through the transparent portion, abalone shell with colored Washi paper creates an elegant glimmer. Available in gold or black.
TAKE and SEIGAIHA/
NADESHIKO and ASANOHA
Beni in a paper case (portable Komachi-beni) with a mirror. “TAKE and SEIGAIHA” is a combination of the Qinghai wave pattern symbolizing peacefulness and supple, dignified bamboo.
“NADESHIKO and ASANOHA” features a pattern comprising of the delightful dianthus and hemp leaf, which is said to ward off disasters and promote healthy growth. Both of them are light and enable the owner to enjoy Komachi-beni anywhere at any time.