This is a beautiful Hanamizuki (dogwood in English) rubber stamp designed by Japanese illustrator Yumi Imai great for your craft project and embellishment! The rubber of this stamp is made of environment friendly resin.Hanamizuki is a flower of friendship in Japan. Japan originally did not have hanamizuki. It was first introduced to Japan about 100 years ago when the USA gifted hanamizuki in return of 6040 cherry trees gifted to the USA in 1912 from Japan. In 2012, the USA again gifted 3,000 dogwood saplings to Japan to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the Washington D.C. cherry trees gifted from Japan in 1912.* Measurement: 2x4x5.8cm (0.78"x1.57"x2.28")* Material: Wood, Rubber* Designer: Yumi Imai* Made in Japan**More Yumi Imai's Items Here**The motifs of Yumi Imai's illustrations are often little flowers and plants you can find on the roadside in Japan. She lives in a very countryside of Kyoto with lots of nature, and she finds her illustration motif while taking a walk. She wishes for you to enjoy the nature of Japan through her products. Her illustrations are drawn by using Japanese traditional paints such as powdered mineral pigments and hide glue.