an ikebana arrangement designed to be displayed in a tea ceremony room, or in connection with a tea ceremony. Like the tea ceremony itself, chabana arrangements should be simple, understated, and restrained.
Hanaire or Suiban
flower container, vase, bowl for flower arrangement
clippers or scissors used for cutting floral and plant materials for ikebana. unlike garden shears or cutters, these scissors do not have a spring in the grip.
ikebana arrangement in a tall, cylindrical vase with a narrow opening
the headmaster of an ikebana school
a school of ikebana is a method or style of arranging flowers and other materials. it may or may not have a physical "school building"
a holder into which flowers are insertedso that they are fixed firmly for an ikebana arrangement. in general, kenzan have many sharp points,and are called a "pin holder" or "needlepoint holder" in english. also known as a "frog".
a v-shaped flower holder cut from a thick branch
a flower holder made of straw sheaves,into which the branches used in the arrangementare inserted.
the base of the arrangement; the root or origin of the flower arrangement.
ikebana arrangement in a low, shallow container with a wide opening
an ikebana arrangement in a tall vase."nageire" means "thrown-in" in the original meaning of this term,one sticks the flowers in by simply throwing them in the vase.however, the style has become formalized.
the first formal style of flower arrangement,developed in the early part of the fifteenth century. how the flowers are to be arranged is determined by strict formal rules.
Seika or shoka style
a type of traditional ikebana arrangement characterized by a tight bundle of stemswhich form a triangular three-branched asymmetrical structure. this style is similar to the rikka style, but has fewer, less strict rules. it originated in the mid-18th century.
an alcove in a traditional japanese-style room. the alcove is set aside for the display of beautiful objects, including ikebana arrangements.