Making Netsukes

process 1.jpgprocess 2.jpgA Netsuke is a Traditional Japanese Charm, is commonly made from ivory or wood, formerly worn to suspend articles from the sash (belt) of a kimono, as they didn’t have pockets. I chose to make them out of skateboard wheels as, it represents my personal charm and passion. But also the wheels have a ivory look to them, making each one look like netsukes. I attached them to my skateboard and made a video.

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