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June 2018: Maiko Umechie (Umeno Okiya) of Kamishichiken performing a dance, while JIkata Geiko Katsuna (Daimonji Okiya) plays the shamisen and sings. Source: S.Okuda on Instagram

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February 2018: Maiko Umechie (Umeno Okiya) of Kamishichiken kneeling down to pet a cat. Source: Katsu H. on Instagram

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Maiko Umechie in casual attire (SOURCE)

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in a September evening #10 by Onihide on Flickr. Pocchiri are the decorative “broaches” (Sorry, a Broach is the closest Western thing I could think to compare it too) That maiko wear held up with the obijime in front of their obi ^^ All the jewels are real, many feature pearls, diamonds, jade, amber, all sorts of precious stones~ Though they are the smallest thing a Maiko will wear, they a...

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