Temari is an old Japanese art form. It is becoming popular in Western civilization right now, which is a good thing because it seems to be losing some of it's popularity in Japan as that country becomes more westernized.
This is a Temari button necklace done on felt, and with a crocheted bead rope.
Here is another Temari necklace done in the Star of David pattern.
Here are some Temari teenies. They are about the size of a quarter.