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Ukiyoe Furoshiki / Under the Wave off Kanagawa / Large
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Product Description : Why is it so EXPENSIVE?
General Product Information
The Great Wave of Thirty-six Views of Mt.Fuji
The beautiful combnation of colors are popular all over the world. It can also be used as a bag with some creative wrapping. As the patterns of use are diversed, please try it out in your own way! How about giving a furoshiki as a gift that anyone would find useful?
When did these crafts start to craft?：1400 years ago / 600AD / Yamato period in Japan
It is said that feudal lords wrapped their clothes while bathing, and after bathing, they laid the wrapped cloth down and changed their clothes. The name "furoshiki" (it means "lay in the bath" in Japanese) was derived from the fact that laying the cloth was done in the bath. Today, it is a substitute that is being re-evaluated from the perspective that it can be used over and over again, like an eco-bag.
Your Contribution to Craftsman
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
Material & Caution
Each piece is handmade, so there are individual differences even in the same series. We hope that you will understand the change by handmade.