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In Photos: Handmade Japanese combs combine beauty, practicality, and artisanal passion

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"Vertical combs" which have been used since old times by professional hairdressers to arrange traditional Japanese hairstyles, are seen at boxwood comb shop Yonoya Kushiho in Tokyo's Taito Ward on July 12, 2021. The combs are custom-made, with the length of teeth and spacing adjusted to order. (Mainichi/Junichi Sasaki)

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