"Galileo Chini Galileo Chini is the famous Italian artist credited with introducing the art nouveau or Liberty style into Italy. The last one was gorgeous, this one is drop dead gorgeous." - in the praise of pottery ~:^]>
Maiko is an apprentice geisha in western Japan, especially Kyoto. Their jobs consist of performing songs, dances, and playing the shamisen (three-stringed Japanese instrument) for visitors during feasts. Maiko are usually aged 15 to 20 years.