Links for 2011-09-22

  • Hikaru Dorodango : ‘Hikaru dorodango are balls of mud, molded by hand into perfect spheres, dried, and polished to an unbelievable luster. The process is simple, but the result makes it seem like alchemy. A traditional pastime among the children of Japan, the exact origin of hikaru dorodango is unknown.’
    (tags: mud dirt dorodango japan art howto sculpture hands craft play children)

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2 Comments

  1. Simon
    Posted September 23, 2011 at 15:25 | Permalink
  2. Posted September 23, 2011 at 16:25 | Permalink

    No — does it use those techniques? that’s (a) class, (b) disgusting.