Tengu masks are often seen as mischievous or dangerous creatures, but they can also be benevolent and helpful. As such, tengu masks are often seen as a way to protect oneself from evil spirits.
BRONZE FISTED SICKLE
September 14, 2023
The fist war hammer first appeared in the 13th century but was made from bronze. This Fisted War Hammer design began popping up around Europe in the 15th century and was not only decorative but was a decisive answer to the heavy plate armor appearing on the battlefield. Regarding Degen Dojo this weapon is named...
SHAMISEN = the "bluegrass" of the Tsugaru region
November 13, 2023
The shamisen is a stringed instrument and one of the traditional musical instruments of Japan. It comprises a wooden body covered with animal or synthetic skin and a long neck on which strings are strung and plucked. The appeal of the shamisen lies, more than anything, in its versatility in musical expressions. One could say that as an instrument...