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Ginkagami (Silver mirror)

Makeup Accessories/Toiletries
Chikueido is a veteran workshop and store that has a history of over 200 years, and this Ginkagami is a product of much trial and error. Veteran craftsman use an assortment of files from rough to fine, changing them as they polish the metal to a beautiful mirror surface. The rear surface has a traditional bamboo craft pattern with red lacquer. This product, with soft reflectiveness only possible from silver, can be taken along as a portable hand mirror in the included leather pouch. Taking this silver mirror out of the bag to fix make up and see its unique light is sure to make you look more elegant. From ancient times, Japan has had a culture of using mirrors as amulets to drive back evil spirits. Why not give this tradition as a gift?