Akikusa – a reference for the seven autumn flowers in Japan (aki no nanakusa) In the Heian Period ( 794 -1185), the presence of these flowers in the gardens of the aristocracy was very common.These flowers are also used on literature and poetry verses, like the next one from Yamanoue Okura, taken out from the Manyoshu (a collection of japanese poetry from the 8th century)
Flowers blossoming in autumn fields,
when I count them on my fingers then they number seven
The flowers of hagi (bush clover), obana (eulalia), kuzu (arrowroot),
nadeshiko (pink), ominaeshi (patrinia), also, fujibakama (mistflower)
and asagao (morning face) flower.
The Maki-e Akikusa iPhone case contains gold and urushi. The design is completely handmadeThis product is made with Urushi, which contains urushiol, a substance that may cause allergic skin rash on contact (specially on liquid form) We carefully look into delivering complete dry products to reduce any allergic threat. Consult your health advisor for more details.