Kakapo Necklace .  

 Material: Deer Antler Crown / Goat Horn(eyes) / New

 Endangered Parrot, Kakapo. Flightless, nocturnal and heavyweight New Zealand bird. I used the rim of the crown for expression of the bird. Backside is a feather. 

Cuttlefish Necklace

 carved from Cow Bone with Mother of Pearl Shell and Goat Horn


Cuttlefish #2

 Material: Cow Bone, Mother of Pearl / 45mm

Whale on Tusk / Necklace

 Material : Wild Pig Tusk, Goat Horn, capped by Cow Bone

Cuttlefish, Arrow squid and Blue Whale Necklaces.

 Material: Pilot Whale Tooth, Goat Horn / 26mm each

Ofuku/ Otafuku (brings you good fortune) Necklace   *Sold

 carved from Deer Antler


 Material: Whale Tooth, Bekko(Tortoise Shell) with Gold Leaf

 it's carved from tip of Whale tooth.     

Sansyo-Uo = Japanese Giant Salamander

 carved from Black Coral

 can be worn as a Necklace


 Material: Pilot Whale's Ear Bone

Hei Tiki  *Sold

 carved from Deer Antler Crown, Paua Shell


 carved from Pilot Whale Ear Bone .   Bat is believed a mammal which brings happiness and Good fortune in Japan.   *can be worn as a necklace

 47mm long

Blue Whale 

 carved from Whale Bone / 60mm length

Fugu / Puffer Fish

 carved from Whale Bone. Mother of Pearl for eyes

Fugu=Pufferfish is a highly praised food in Japan. Fugu the word is similar with Fuku which means Good Fortune, so it's believed it brings you good fortune. 

Tadpoles and Shell

 Material : Deer Antler

降り龍 Kudari-Ryu / Dragon from the Heaven (messenger of the god)

 Carved from Deer Antler, Red Coral, Mother of Pearl, Goat Horn

can be worn as a Necklace / 79mm wide

Frog .  *SOLD

 Tiny frog carving from Whale Tooth with Tortoise shell eyes .        21mm

Frog thinking about new world

 carved from Deer Antler / finished Nov 2017

 * For Sale

Squid Letter Opener

 carved from Cow Bone with Goat Horn inlaid

 180mm   *For Sale

Arrow Squid    Necklace . *not Available

 carved from Fur Seal Tooth, Inlaid Merino Sheep Horn & Goat Horn Eyes


Humpback Whale / ornament, Okimono

 Cow Bone (one piece) with Deer Antler Crown Base

 for sale 

Humpback Whale / Necklace .   *Sold

carved from Cow Bone (one piece)

Goat Horn inlaid(eyes)

93mm     for sale 

Kiwi Bird Skeleton / Necklace

 carved from deer antler crown

for sale 


Carved from deer antler


Hair Pin / Kanzashi

Carved from Deer Antler

Paua shell on top (like flower)

145mm long  for sale

Rocky Shore / Netsuke (can be worn as a necklace)   Crab, Starfish and Paua

carved from Deer Antler Crown, Paua shell and mother of Pearl

for sale  

Humpback Whale

 Carved from Sperm Whale Tooth / Can be worn as a Necklace 

 Goat Horn eyes  * for sale

New Life / Deer Antler


Skull and Snake NETSUKE / can be worn as a necklace


Snake has inlaid horn eyes. This time the snake's tongue out.

made from Deer antler

32mm High


Octopus from Tagua Nut.    *Sold

The eyes are rendered in the "Happo-nirami"(literally, "glaring in eight directions") technique, creating an effect in which the Octopus's gaze seems to follow the viewer. *similar one is available

Squid Netsuke with hidden knife

I wanted to make a netsuke which has a hidden knife. I got the idea long time ago and was looking for a suitable material. This piece can be used as a SASHI Netsuke. Sold


 Material: Sperm Whale Tooth + Merino sheep horn + Bull Horn 

This octopus Netsuke is beautifully done by using natural colour of the material.

White part is the outside of the tooth and yellower part is the inside ivory. Octopuses change their body colour, so I used the material feature to give it reality.  Sold



Material: Wild Pig Tusk

Size: 55mm



Zashiki-Taka (=Hawk in Japanese style room)


Material : Wild Boar Tusk

Size :61mm


In Edo era in Japan, house spiders were dealt with Gold, but only the spiders which are really good at catching fly. They are called Zashiki-taka, because the catching style looks like a Hawk catches a prey. I carved a fly on the backside.