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The Buffum swastika stand

Both of these sad iron stands in my collection feature a swastika; the version with a handle is less frequently encountered. Neither stand is marked on front or back as to the manufacturer. 266 more words

Sad Iron Stand

The symbol of the Swastika is 12,000-year-old history

The swastika is a symbol used by of one of the most hated men on Earth, a symbol that represents the slaughter of millions of people and one of the most destructive wars on Earth. 227 more words

ANCIENT

Varanasi's Unofficial Color

VARANASI, India — Though I hadn’t heard of Varanasi having an official color, there were enough displays of a brilliant deep orange to make me suspect there was a definite  preference. 208 more words

Travel

Again, With The Swastikas

I wrote about the new trend among 20-something “hippies” to make or buy jewelry with swastikas on it. You can read that post here

Well, metalsmith Meg Girard is at it again. 412 more words

Japan weighs change to swastika-like temple symbol

TOKYO (AP) — As Japan gears up to host the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and caters to a surging influx of foreign visitors, the country faces a cultural dilemma: Should it stop identifying Buddhist temples on maps with the traditional “manji” symbol that is often confused with a Nazi swastika? 514 more words

Daily News

When Discomfort Threatens to Overpower Culture

A few weeks ago, some pretty major news dropped: the Geospatial Information Authority of Japan (they make maps) proposed a set of changes to its tourist maps. 956 more words

Photo A Day

Donald Trump’s Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star Defaced With Swastika

Someone has vandalized Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame yet again.

In September, the star was covered with a yellow “X” but this time, the message was a little more serious: it was defaced with a swastika.  179 more words

National