|Aomori's stunning Oirase Gorge.|
Mrs. Honma's workshop.
|Baby Honma kokeshis. Cute.|
Apple juice, donuts, and kokeshis.
Overall, it was a pleasure to meet such a master craftsman as Mrs. Honma, and was a great way to start our big Tohoku kokeshi adventure!
|The two Naokos discussing the finer points of the Tsugaru kokeshi tradition.|
|Mrs. Honma's workshop and some recently completed kokeshis. Note the plastic covers: Do not remove!|
|Mrs. Honma's kokeshis. The one on the left is a standard Tsugaru. The rest are unique designs.|