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Japanese Money Envelopes 金封

In my June 21 column in The Japan Times, I write about Japanese money envelopes, used when giving gifts of cash. They’re called kinpū 金封 or noshibukuro 熨斗袋 and range in design from ultra-traditional to downright whimsical: Warning: that teddy will … Continue reading

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