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Amazing gold "hina" dolls displayed in Tokyo

2011-02-23 14:07:19 GMT2011-02-23 22:07:19(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Japanese ornamental "hina" dolls, made of pure gold, is unveiled at the Ginza Tanaka store in Tokyo February 23, 2011. Hina dolls, representing the Emperor and Empress, are decorations for the "Hinamatsuri" dolls festival which will be held on March 3 to pray for young girls' growth and happiness. The dolls, which are made out of 30g of pure gold, are priced at 350,000 yen (4,232 U.S. dollars) per pair. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)

A Japanese ornamental "hina" doll symbolising the Empress is displayed at the Ginza Tanaka store in Tokyo February 23, 2011. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)

Japanese ornamental "hina" dolls, made of pure gold, was unveiled at the Ginza Tanaka store in Tokyo February 23, 2011. Hina dolls, representing the Emperor and Empress, are decorations for the "Hinamatsuri" dolls festival which will be held on March 3 to pray for young girls' growth and happiness. The dolls, which are made out of 30g of pure gold, are priced at 350,000 yen (4,232 U.S. dollars) per pair.

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