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Histrical(歴史)
Zipangu(ジパング) Explanation about Zipangu, which is name of ancient Japan.
Emperor of Japan Explanation about Emperor of Japan, Tenno, and Mikado.
Three imperial regalia Explanation about Three imperial regalia (三種の神器: Sanshu no Jingi) which are symbolize the royal status of the Emperor of Japan.
Yatagarasu Explanation about Yatagarasu, Kumano.
Culture(文化)
Wabi-Sabi(侘寂) Explanation about Wabi-Sabi, which is way of viewing a world centered on the acceptance of imperfection and transience.
Suiseki(水石) Explanation about Suiseki, which is an art form to find great nature in the stone.
Suiseki Mind Explanation about Suiseki Mind, which is almost seems like Master Yoda's words of wisdom.
Suiseki History Explanation about Suiseki History, which is a long long history.
Suiseki Style Explanation about view style of Suiseki, which means how to display.
Bonsai & Suiseki Explanation about the relationship between Bonsai(盆栽) and Suiseki(水石).
Monyou-seki 紋様石 Explanation about Monyou-seki which is a category of Suiseki.
Keisyou-seki, Sugata-ishi 形象石、姿石 Explanation about Keisyou-seki or Sugata-ishi which is a category of Suiseki.
Taki-ishi 滝石 Explanation about Taki-ishi which is a category of Suiseki.
Setagawa-ishi 瀬田川石 Explanation about Setagawa-ishi which is a category of Suiseki from the area.
Derivatives stones Explanation about Derivatives stones, which are remakable stones found in Japan.
Nishiki-ishi 錦石 Explanation about Nishiki-ishi, which is one category of Tsugaru Nishiki-ishi.
Kanoko-ishi 鹿の子石 Explanation about Kanoko-ishi, which is the most popular stone in Tsugaru Nishiki-ishi.
Sulfide Agate Explanation about Sulfide Agate, which are Silver flower stone (銀花石), Noto silver stone(能登銀石) and Golden flower stone(金華石).
Sado Red Stone 佐渡赤石 Explanation about Sado Red Stone (佐渡赤石), one of the three major stones for ornamental purposes in Japan.
Pearl Deer Stone 玉鹿石 Explanation about Pearl Deer Stone (玉鹿石), one of the major stones for ornamental purposes in Japan.
Nanako-ishi 魚々子石 Explanation about Nanako-ishi (魚々子石), which is one of Tsugaru Nishiki-ishi.
Peafowl stone 孔雀石 Explanation about Peafowl stone, Kujyaku-ishi(孔雀石), which is one of Tsugaru Nishiki-ishi or Neo stones.
Shoushi-gan 松脂岩 Explanation about Shoushi-gan (松脂岩), which is prefectural stone in Aich prefecture located in the Chubu region which is a region in the middle of Honshu, Japan's main island.
Nata's jasper 那谷の碧玉 Explanation about Nata's jasper (那谷の碧玉), which is mined from Nata temple or Nata-dera (那谷寺, なたでら) located in Komatsu city in southwestern Ishikawa Prefecture in the Hokuriku region of Japan.
Bodai's grass agate 菩提の草瑪瑙 Explanation about Bodai's grass agate (菩提の草瑪瑙), which is mined from Bodai area located in Komatsu city in southwestern Ishikawa Prefecture in the Hokuriku region of Japan.
Kamui Cotan Seki(神居古潭石) Explanation about Kamui Cotan Seki, which is kind of metamorphic rock including serpentinite. Kamui Cotan Seki is considered to be a king of Suiseki.
Serpentinite(蛇紋岩) Explanation about the relationship between Kamui Cotan Seki and Serpentinite, which is kind of metamorphic rock including serpentinite. Kamui Cotan Seki is considered to be a king of Suiseki.
Real true black (本真黒) Explanation about Kamui Cotan Seki with dark colors, such as, Real true black(本真黒), True black(真黒), Dusky purple(茄子紺), Blue black(蒼黒), Graphite black(墨黒),
Shiny green (輝緑) Explanation about Kamui Cotan Seki with dark colors, such as, Shiny green(輝緑), Green mud(緑泥),Red Cotan Seki(赤古潭) and Gold Kamui Cotan Seki(黄金).
Kamonseki(花紋石) Explanation about Kamonseki, Blossoms shower stone, which are kind of spherulitic rhyolite found in Aomori prefecture.
Kamonseki Detail Explanation about details of Kamonseki, Blossoms shower stone, which are kind of spherulitic rhyolite found in Aomori prefecture. Details about rough, not polished one and rust.
Toki-ishi 土岐石 Explanation about details of Toki-ishi, which is kind of Jasper found in Toki area in Gifu prefecture.
Toki River 土岐川 Explanation about details of Toki / Shonai River, which is mother river for Toki-ishi in Gifu / Aich prefecture.
Attractive features of Toki-ishi Explanation about Attractive features of Toki-ishi. Just beauty Toki-ishi is not preferred.
History and details Explanation about Toki-ishi Society and details about types of Toki-ishis.
Value of Toki-ishi Explanation about the value of Toki-ishi. Just beautiful one is not preferred.
Gallery of Toki-ishi Introducing several types of Toki-ishi.
Toki-ishi Monseki Explanation about Toki-ishi Monseki (土岐石 紋石) which is a category of Toki-ishi.
Toki-ishi Monyouseki Explanation about Toki-ishi Monyouseki (土岐石 紋様石) which is a pattern on the surface of Toki-ishi.
Toki-ishi Characteristic Explanation about characteristic of Toki-ishi which are Hoke, Kusare, and Mushikui.
Yani Toki-ishi Explanation about Yani Toki-ishi which is a kind of Toki-ishi.
Neo Sakura-ishi 根尾桜石 Explanation about details of Neo Sakura-ishi 根尾桜石, which is found in Neo area in Gifu prefecture.
Neo Yozakura 根尾夜桜 Explanation about details of Neo Yozakura 根尾夜桜, which is found in Neo area in Gifu prefecture.
Why cherry blossom? なぜ桜? Explanation about why Neo Sakura-ishi is called cherry blossom, which is found in Neo area in Gifu prefecture.
Details of Neo Sakura-ishi Explanation about details of Neo Sakura-ishi, including consideration for composition.
Other cherry blossom stones Explanation about stones the name of which includes the meaning of cherry blossom.
Neo Kujyaku-ishi 根尾孔雀石 Explanation about Neo Kujyaku-ishi, 根尾孔雀石 which is found in Neo area and having patterns like an eye-spotted "tail" or "train" of covert feathers.
Neo Suzume-ishi 根尾雀石 Explanation about Neo Suzume-ishi, 根尾雀石 which is found in Neo area and having patterns like Eurasian tree sparrow.
Kaminari-ishi 雷石・雷光石 Explanation about Neo Kaminari-ishi, 根尾雷石 which is found in Neo area and having patterns like lightning.
Neo Hotaru-ishi 根尾蛍石 Explanation about Neo Hotaru-ishi, 根尾蛍石 which is found in Neo area and having patterns like firefly.
Shikamaia シカマイア Explanation about Shikamaia シカマイア, which is the largest bivalve in the Paleo-Tethys Ocean of the Permian.
Shiva Lingam シバリンガム Explanation about Shiva Lingam シバリンガム, which is Specific stone from Mandhata, Narmada river is recognized as Shiva Lingam in Japan.
Babaghuri ババグーリ Explanation about Babaghuri ババグーリ, which is Babaghuri is found in lower current area of Narmada river, Ratanpur, Jhagadia, Gujarat , India.
Sardonyx サードニクス Explanation about Sardonyx サードニクス, which is chalcedony having red and white parallel bands.
Religion 宗教 Explanation about Religion in Japan.
Seven Lucky Gods 七福神 An introduction of the Seven Gods of Fortune or Seven Lucky Gods (七福神, Shichifukujin in Japanese) are believed to grant good luck and often have their place in engravings, paintings, or in other representations in Japanese mythology.
Daikokuten 大黒天 An introduction of Daikokuten which is a direct translation of the Sanskrit name Mahakala which means "Great Blackness" because "Maha" means great and "kala" means blackness.
Susudake 煤竹 An introduction of some kind of special bamboo, Susudake (煤竹).
Daily Life(日常生活)
Local Food An introduction of Japanese local dishes and local Food.
Taiyaki An introduction of Japanese traditional cakes, Taiyaki.
Taiyaki An introduction of Japanese traditional baked ball, Takoyaki.
Mitarashi Dango An introduction of Japanese traditional baked ball, Takoyaki.
Unclassified(未分類)
Why do I like stones? I thought over a reason why do I like stones.
Animism and Stones An introduction of Japanese animism and stones.
Why collecting stones? I thought over a reason why I am collecting stones.