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This shipping method cannot have the delivery status and guaranteeShipping Fees are the same all over country inside Japan ¥ 300
This shipping method cannot have the delivery status and guaranteeShipping Fees are the same all over country inside Japan ¥ 180
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This is a Strap that combines mizuhiki, which are Japanese paper strings, and Heisei Asakusa Washi, Japanese paper filled with used fortune slips.
Heisei Asakusa Washi is the original Japanese paper of Tokyo washi.
What is Heisei ASAKUSA Japanese Paper?
Heisei ASAKUSA Japanese Paper is an original paper blend that only we can provide.
It is handmade by artisans living in Tokyo using traditional techniques.
It is made from materials and water in Tokyo,
mixed with paper fortunes used at shrines and temples in Tokyo.
350 years ago, recycling projects were promoted in Japan,
mainly in Asakusa, Tokyo. One of the recycled Japanese paper created
there was called “Asakusa Paper”.It was a big industry in those days.
Unfortunately, however, “Asakusa Paper” came to an end 80 years ago.
“Asakusa Paper” has been restored as “Heisei ASAKUSA Japanese Paper”
with the techniques and sensibilities of Japanese paper artisans.
This is a new Japanese paper product that matches our 21st century lifestyles.
The characteristics of Heisei ASAKUSA Japanese Paper is “Japanese modern” which fits our modern lives,
but also carrying on traditions and history valued
since the Edo Period including
the Japanese concept of “mottainai” (don’t waste what is valuable).
Designed is Heisei Asakusa Washi with good fortune words and symbols.
Mizuhiki is a traditional Japanese paper string.
The core is made of Japanese paper.
Silk is wrapped there.
Mizuhiki knots, called as “awaji”, “plum” and “turtle”, are known to good fortune in Japan.
Mizuhiki knots means keeping evil spirits away and also binding people together.
As it is made to withstand rain and moisture, you can use it in all seasons.
Please use it when you meet an a friend.
It's nice to use it when you go shopping.
Because of handmade, there are variation in size and weight.