Gifts galore at JA Museum of San Jose

  Furoshiki (Japanese Wrapping Cloth) ($8 to $18) Sure, it’s a centuries-old tradition that was once used as a means to carry necessities, but the lucky recipient of these furoshiki are sure to be stylin’! These furoshiki represent a modern take on the art, and are premade with ribbon ties, perfect for a quick wrap […]

Wrapping it up

The holiday season always produces a flood of gifts, brought on in a tsunami of wrapping paper. All that colorful packaging sets a festive tone, but most ends up in the garbage so as we don’t drown in it. Might there be a way to stem this wasteful tide? Enter furoshiki, or decorative wrapping fabric. […]