Saturday, February 27, 2010

Sunday, Februray 28...

Due to scheduling conflicts from moving to a new apartment, IKO IKO will have to be closed on SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28.  

You were busy anyways, right?

We'll be back to normal as of TUESDAY, MARCH 2, so come by and say hey.  Sorry for any inconvenience.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Add to your reading material...


The best of the hybrid "lifestyle-design-architecture-interiors" magazines.  And, from JAPAN (but all have English translation inserts). 
WAKA WAKA has hand picked interesting back issues to complement current issues.  This upcoming month's is on the way now...
Only $15. 



Thursday, February 11, 2010

Dearest Valentine!



IKO IKO will be selling fresh flower arrangements to gift your special someone or to treat yourself.  Unusual flowers in unusual colors in white milk glass vases at a friendly price point.  Homemade Valentine's are also for sale, as are the overflowing Valentine edibles by Mom.

AND, If you're still looking for ideas for a thoughtful Valentine token, check out our new collection of things this month under the theme Self Improvement / New Hobbies. Tons of handmade hobby pieces, Japanese life gear, herbs for health and body, rocks, books, jewelry...

Arrangements will be available starting Friday, February 12 - Sunday, February 14 (Valentine's Day). 

Store hours are:  Tue-Sat: 1-7, Sun: 1-5

Come see!

IKO IKO wants to inspire you...

New chain/solder necklaces by Hannah Keefe
Ceramic chain link necklaces by Eden Batki
Vintage ceramic/terracotta bead necklaces by Rowena Sartin

Craft/ethnographic/fiber art books, rock slabs, Japanese ceramics                                                                                                        


HEALTH & BEAUTY!!!!                                                                                                              
Dried herbs to use for teas, tinctures, and on your food: dandelion leaf, spearmint leaf, licorice root, alfalfa herb, milk thistle seed, nettle leaf               
Bentonite clay for homemade face masks,  Himalayan rock salts and Dead Sea salts for a high mineral content bath                                                                                                                     
Traditional soap, pumice stones and bobby pins from Japan                                                     
Wool sea sponges from Greece                                                                                                  

Natascha Snellman wood chainlink sculpture, ceramic squiggle vases by Lou Gauerke  
Single teapot steeping mugs, novelty sponges from Japan     
Mini geometric tea cups, vintage North Carolina pine needle baskets, handmade Japanese bird toys, first edition "With All the Petals, Yes" book by Sister Corita                                                                                                                       

Vintage Japanese traditional craft/objects book
Boar's hair toothbrushes, scrubbers, good luck new years straw ornament
Traditional matcha/green tea stirer, bags of fine green tea, tea bags
Vintage handmade teapot and cup set

Handmade knitting needles by WAKA WAKA, Bluefaced Leicester dyed wool locks for weaving or spinning into yarn
Recycled glass necklaces from Mali
Charcoal table sculpture (air purifier)
Vintage handmade ceramic vessels
Classic Japanese tenegui
Japanese bamboo placemats...mix and match them
Vintage books--rare Ikebana book with Fujicolor photos by Ken Domon of master Sofu Teshigahara's work, beautiful photographic portrayals of South Africa by Alice Mertens and Joan Broster

WAKA WAKA's handmade Red Balau wood triangle flower boxes
The purchase of each box comes with a free bag of soil and a Kitazawa seed packet (Japanese herbs!)

Monday, February 1, 2010


IKO IKO  presents

supplies to enrich YOU

saturday, february 6, 7 - 10 pm

Gardening accessories, wool for weaving, rocks/minerals, vintage art books, salts, herbs, Japanese teas & brushes, handmade toys, African jewelry and more things to start a collection or inspire a new hobby.

1298 w. sunset blvd, los angeles, ca 90026
323.719.1079 / /


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IKO IKO 931 N. Fairfax Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90046 Tues-Sat 12-7, Sun 12-5