The Koi Bead reminds you to keep swimming toward your goal!
About the Artist: Mami Kelly is from Hiroshima, Japan and now lives in Tokyo with five cats and her husband. She is an artist and a therapist for human and animals. Mami works in polymer clay, metal clay and other mixed media. Her works have been showcased on Craft TV shows, in books and magazines in Japan, in exhibits at major department stores, and many other exhibitions.
About the bead: "Koi is our symbolic fish for my hometown of Hiroshima, Japan. A koi swimming upward symbolizes that your luck is going up. My koi beads should be worn with the face going upward as a lucky charm to bring you all the luck you want!" -- Mami Kelly
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