"You were born with powerful magic in your veins ~ A knowing in your soul ~ Fires of ancient wisdom in your heart ~ Know that it burns there always." ~Ara / The goddess circle fb ((necklace headdress))
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.