AKIKUSA - Autumn grass
Japan has four distinctive seasons, which have build Japanese people's susceptibility nature. Autumn is the harvest season filled with joy, but it also brings a feeling of loneliness. The simple design of Susuki (Japanese pampas grass) expresses a sentimental autumn scene on this sweet.
SUSUKI - Japanese pampas grass
In Japan there is a custom of displaying "Susuki (Japanese pampas grass)" and "Odango (sweet dumpling)" and have a "Moon Viewing" gathering called "Otsukimi" on the full moon night of September. A sweet yellow paste made with the yolk of eggs wraps some black bean paste, looking just like the round full moon with a design of Susuki on it.
KIKYO - Japanese Bellflower
Kikyo (called bellflower or balloon flower) is a purple 5 petals flower which is also one of the seven herbs of autumn "Nanakusa" (There is also spring "Nanakusa", which is a Japanese custom of eating seven-herb rice porridge (nanakusa-gayu) for longevity and health.). The sweet on the picture is made with semi-transparent dough called "Gyuhi" wrapping sweet bean paste. Samurai used to be fond of this dignified flower, also used as a design of family crests.
SATORI's creations are based on traditional Japanese culture. Through Sado (Tea Ceremony), Kado (Flower Arrangement), and Kodo (Japanese Art of Fragrance) that she has practiced since her childhood, she entrusts her perfumes a message, a wish: to introduce real Japanese spirit, real oriental fragrances.
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