Japanese mythology includes gods, goddesses, and spirits. Most of the stories deal with the creation of the world, the foundation of the islands of Japan, and the activities of deities, humans, animals, spirits, and magical creatures. Some myths describe characters and events associated with particular places in Japan. Others are set in the heavens or the underworld.
Japanese seal, signature system. There are 2 kinds of seals: a registered seal and a ready-made seal. A seal is made of wood, plastic, animal's ivory or horn, amber, etc. And it is usually 2 to 2.5 inches long.
A Cloisonné Vase Meiji period (late 19th century) Worked in gold and silver wire and decorated in various coloured enamels with birds amongst wisteria and chrysanthemums on an ochre ground, copper rims