Cherry blossoms are the most loveable flowers in Japan. Coming from nothing the flowers bloom from the hard branch, and therefore the Japanese see the cherry blossoms as a symbol of vitality, hope and courage.
Please note: Each glass bead is handmade over a red-hot open flame and no two glass beads are ever completely alike. This goes for size, coloration and pattern. Your bead may have slight variations from the bead pictured.