Friday, 8 April 2011

Chabana, flower arranmgement

Chabana is the Japanese art of flower arrangement, like Ikebana, but is specific for the Tea Ceremony, the composition is simpler, essential, minimalistic. The chabana is positioned in the Tokonoma, the small part of the room  where is hang a single calligraphy or painting, is the most precious corner of the house and the guest will seat closer to it in sign of respect.