The Angler (Daruma Doll Series) by dosankodebbie

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The Angler (Daruma Doll Series) by 

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4" x 6" 5" x 7.5" 4" x 6"


  • 300gsm card with a satin finish
  • Supplied with envelopes
  • Optional cellophane sleeves, ideal for reselling
  • Discount of 30% on every order of 8+ cards

A daruma doll is a roundish, armless, legless doll that is said to represent an ancient Buddhist hermit/priest, who meditated on a mountain for so long without moving that he lost the use of his limbs. It has a weighted base so that it rights itself no matter how often it is tipped over. It is considered a lucky item and serves as a sort of charm for making wishes come true.

I did a series of daruma doll etegami for Father’s Day this year to send to each of the “fathers” in my life (my father, my father-in-law, my husband), each with an accessory that represented a small part of who he is.

I am a professional Japanese-to-English translator and an Etegami artist. Etegami is a traditional Japanese folk art that combines thoughtful words with simple images painted on washi paper.

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  • kalaryder
    kalaryderalmost 3 years ago

    What a lovely thing to do

  • Thank you for saying so. I often feel that Father’s Day gets overlooked, and fathers themselves don’t get as much respect as they deserve.

    – dosankodebbie

  • dosankodebbie
    dosankodebbiealmost 3 years ago

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