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Ikebana Tips # 9: alternatives to kenzan pt2

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More alternatives to kenzan pinholders in Ikenobo Ikebana

In my previous tip I got all colourful. And this time I am mixing one colourful, contemporary alternative to kenzan pinholders with a perhaps usually hidden one.

Clear vases can present a challenge; how can we hide the kenzan? Well, the first way is to use coloured wire, get creative and make it part of your Ikebana arrangement!

And then there are the awkward vases, that most schools of Ikebana, including Ikenobo, love to use. You know, the ones with tiny or odd-shaped apertures into which nothing will seem to fit….like the arch-shaped one I show you in the second part of the video.

So Lets take a look at the video…