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ð‘ŧ𝒂𝒌𝒂𝒄𝒉𝒐 (éŦ˜é•·æœĻčŠļ) wood craft  They are called Snow Mountain Kokeshi 雊やけこけし. There are only 2 generations of makers and were started in the 1960s. Production center is Ichinoseki sold by TĖĩaĖĩkĖĩaĖĩnĖĩaĖĩgĖĩaĖĩ ð‘ŧ𝒂𝒌𝒂𝒄𝒉𝒐 woodcraft. They only use 3 types of wood Yamazakura, Zelkova and Enju. The 1st gen is éŦ˜æЋ 長åĢ― Takahashi Nagatoshi and 2nd gen is éŦ˜æĐ‹ã€€é™åĪŦ Takahashi Shizuo. They use to have a website but as of 2016 it is now defunct.  Note: Artist sign their work "ð‘ŧ𝒂𝒌𝒂𝒄𝒉𝒐 Saku" for the name of their business and not with their given name. Update: The name of the business was previously thought to be read Takanaga but thanks to Kikidee Otsuki, who confirmed with the artisan, it has been validated that, as suggested by Sue Lynn Takagi, the reading for the name of the business is ð‘ŧ𝒂𝒌𝒂𝒄𝒉𝒐 wood crafts.  ð‘ŧ𝒂𝒌𝒂𝒄𝒉𝒐 (éŦ˜é•·æœĻčŠļ) wood craft  They are called Snow Mountain Kokeshi 雊やけこけし. There are only 2 generations of makers and were started in the 1960s. Production center is Ichinoseki sold by TĖĩaĖĩkĖĩaĖĩnĖĩaĖĩgĖĩaĖĩ ð‘ŧ𝒂𝒌𝒂𝒄𝒉𝒐 woodcraft. They only use 3 types of wood Yamazakura, Zelkova and Enju. The 1st gen is éŦ˜æЋ 長åĢ― Takahashi Nagatoshi and 2nd gen is éŦ˜æĐ‹ã€€é™åĪŦ Takahashi Shizuo. They use to have a website but as of 2016 it is now defunct.  Note: Artist sign their work "ð‘ŧ𝒂𝒌𝒂𝒄𝒉𝒐 Saku" for the name of their business and not with their given name. Update: The name of the business was previously thought to be read Takanaga but thanks to Kikidee Otsuki, who confirmed with the artisan, it has been validated that, as suggested by Sue Lynn Takagi, the reading for the name of the business is ð‘ŧ𝒂𝒌𝒂𝒄𝒉𝒐 wood crafts.  ð‘ŧ𝒂𝒌𝒂𝒄𝒉𝒐 (éŦ˜é•·æœĻčŠļ) wood craft