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Daruma are popular Japanese symbols of perseverance. Often used as good luck charms to fulfill some special wish, it’s customary to paint in one eye when the wish is made, then paint the other eye when the wish is fulfilled.

Daruma, acrylic on canvas, 1999
Vicky K. Murakami-Tsuda

vkm — Última actualización May 01 2012 10:24 a.m.


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