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Tie / Cloisonne - Gray

Regular price $140.00 USD
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Product Description : Why is it so EXPENSIVE?

Product Story

General Product Information

This tie is decorated with a good fortune pattern. The cloisonne pattern has a variety of meanings, such as happiness, harmony, and good karma.
The size and hue of the pattern blends in with the suit without making a strong statement. It is a gift that will be very appreciated by your loved ones. Why not take it in your hand and feel the quality of Gunnai textile? Please enjoy the unique feel of silk!

 Product History

When did these crafts start to craft?:1200 years ago / 800AD / Heian period in Japan

The Gunnai area, which stretches in the eastern part of Yamanashi Prefecture at the foot of Mt. Fuji. During the Edo period (1603-1867), the area flourished as one of the top textile production area in Japan. Gunnai textile is made using a weaving technique in which the warp threads are interwoven with the weft threads using threads dyed with spring water from Mt Fuji.


Craftsman Story

Craftsman Profile

Atelier-Fujizakura
The name Fujizakura Kobo is derived from the Fuji cherry tree, which is depicted as a symbol on the lining of our ties and in our brand name. Fuji cherry tree can be seen at the altitude of 2000 meter and withstand extreme cold temperatures as low as -20℃. The blossoms are small, but also the color and smell are not strong. It is a wild species of mountain cherry tree that is popularly known as a symbol of harmony and patience.

Craftsman Passion

"What do you wish and what do you believe?"
Peace and happiness for my family / To live with gratitude and to cherish our relationships / To be victorious in the face of battle. In Japan, there is a long history and culture of expressing wishes and belief in designs and colors. Ties of Fujizakura Kobo are based on these wishes. We would be more than happy if you could use our ties with your wishes in mind.

 

Your Contribution to Craftsman

Customer Voice

Due to the market structure (link for full articles are attached bottom), craftsman have not known who the customer is and how customer reacts to their work. We made a “Message to Craftsman” box at purchase page. We will deliver all message to every craftsman. Our review will be also shared to craftsman so please leave your comment and evaluation on review section!

Income for Craftsman: Craftsman get only less than 10% of selling price?

As written above, craftsman have not controlled last phase of sales channel that resulting in selling price is set by third-party without craftsman’s recognition. There are some cases that only less than 10% of selling price is given to craftsman. We promise with our customer / craftsman that we offer the fair trade with craftsmen in our contract!

We made an article about above problem and our challenge. Please have a read from below link.
Current state of the Crafts Market / Benefits brought by Suigenkyo

Measurement

Width:8.5cm
Length:148cm
Weight:150g

Material & Caution

Materials

Silk

 

Caution

Individual Difference

Each piece is handmade, so there are individual differences even in the same series. We hope that you will understand the change by handmade.

Delivery Date

Please note that it will take about a week for delivery if we do not have the item in stock.

Treatment

As these scarfs may shrink, it can only be dry cleaning. Please be careful not to put it in the washing machine!

Manufacturing Process

We have not uploaded this craftsman’s video yet, please discover another craftsman’s video from below link.

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