The Daruma doll is a centuries-old Japanese traditional wishing doll that helps people to achieve their dreams and goals. Millions of people in Japan regard it as a talisman of good luck and perseverance, making it a poplar gift of encouragement.
How to use: Make a wish or goal. With that in mind, draw an eye on the left eye and keep the doll. When your goal is achieved, draw the other eye.
Colours & their meanings:
Although typically red, the Daruma doll comes in various colours and sizes. In general, this interpretation of colours has become the standard:
Red: Luck & Good Fortune
Blue & Turquoise: Work & School Accomplishment
Purple & Green: Health & Longevity
Yellow: Security & Protection
Gold: Wealth & Prosperity
White: Love & Harmony
Black: Success in BusinessPlace of origin:
Hand-made & hand painted in Takasaki, Japan
Please notice that there is a difference in the shape between the 4.5 cm that are more round and the 9cm and 12 cm that have a base.