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Product Description : Why is it so EXPENSIVE?
General Product Information
High quality gold and silver threads are used which is made by a group of skilled gold and silver thread craftsmen who have made full use of their skills.
The necklace is finished with an embroidery technique that is unique to the supple thread. The necklace is lightweight, so there is no strain on your body even if you use it for long hours.
According to Feng Shui, the gold color not only brings good luck and wealth, but also bring out the talent and great opportunities. Silver is also believed to have the power of blossoming talent.
Why don't you purchase this as a gift for your loved one?
When did these crafts start to craft? :1500 years ago / 500AD / Yamato period in Japan
Gold and silver threads are said to have appeared in Japan around the 6th century. Gold and silver threads were originally made by attaching gold or silver foil with lacquer to Japanese paper and cutting it into threads.
Nowadays, polyester film with metal plating and cut into threads is the mainstream, enabling mass production and easy access to the charms of gold and silver threads.
Sansaishi is a high-quality gold and silver thread produced by a group of skilled gold and silver thread craftsmen who have made full use of their technical skills. Sansaishi offers a wide range of products that are easy to use in daily life, such as accessories and pouches, taking advantage of the elegant shine of gold and silver thread, which is the most distinctive feature. We hope you will try our gold and silver threads, a traditional industry of Kyoto, in your hands.
"Gold brings good luck."
According to Feng Shui, the gold color not only brings good luck and wealth, but also bring out the talent and great opportunities.
Taking advantage of the elegant shine of gold, which is also a symbol of good luck, we propose a variety of sundries to be used as daily necessities for everyday use under the concept of "inviting good luck," thereby revitalizing local industry.
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.
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.
Please note that it will take about a Month for delivery if we do not have the item in stock.