“Kimonos are known for being expensive, and a kimono from the Japanese brand Chiso is one of the most expensive you can buy. One kimono takes around 20 artisans over six months to make, and it can cost over $10,000 ... ”
“Founded in 1891, Aizome Kasuri Kobo is a Kurume Kasuri workshop located in Hirokawa, Fukuoka Prefecture ... The workshop creates beautiful gradations in the indigo’s color by dyeing pieces over and over, sometimes more than 50 times ... ”
“Kurume kasuri is a traditional cotton textile with 200 years of history, woven in Chikugo area of Southern Fukuoka ... There are still about 30 Kurume kasuri weavers in the area, and they are all unique in style.”
“This video shows you how to fold a kimono (also men’s kimono) and yukata.”
“Follow the intricate process involved in creating obi, using a specialised technique called hikihaku ... watch as three obi are made in the workshops of Kondaya Genbei – one from silver foil, one from mother of pearl, and one from the semi-precious stone, lapis lazuli.”
“You want to buy a Japanese kimono, but you don't know where to go and what to buy. That's why we found the perfect kimono shop ... ”
“A textile designer travels to Okinawa on a quest to unravel the mysteries behind an enigmatic fabric.”
“Sachio Yoshioka is the fifth-generation head of the Somenotsukasa Yoshioka dye workshop in Fushimi, southern Kyoto.”
Tyska som flyttade till Japan och blev läromästare i kimono och kimonostylist.
“Through the flow of time, we have long manufactured the Authentic Amami Oshima Tsumugi textile within the cultural context of Amami’s tradition and history. In addition to the detailed delicacy of its craftmanship in dying and weaving, Amami Oshima Tsumugi will capture your heart with its soft but warm touch implying the relaxed slow life. Amami Oshima Tsumugi was born as a gift from the earth.”
En mycket matad sida om allt som hör shibori och dess historia till.
“The hands of Yukihito Kanai, proprietor and head dyer at the Kanai Mudding Works – a trade he learned and workshop he inherited from his father – are stained a deep blue from the endless dipping of hands into 'Ai', (Japanese Indigo) and Sharimbai dyes.”
Nyhetsbrevet håller dig uppdaterad kring allt som hör bonanzan till. Skickas sparsamt.