Most of our kimonos come with a suitable Obijime. There are many ways of using this wonderful silk belts. The colors are so vivid and the touch is so soft. Obijime belts turn every outfit into something special, look great with a blouse, or even with your jeans.
Try it out! You will love it! 😍
We are turning them also into beautiful bracelets. In combination with a modern clasp they are a fashionable accessory.
There are many differnent types round, flat, different braidings with or without pattern. This bands have a very long history in Japan. Used as decoration for Tea ceremonial goods, holding togther armours and of course most important keeping the Obi belt on the kimono in place.
Each band is special. They are a real piece of art.
Have you ever wondered how this beautiful silk belts are made?
Do a search on YouTube using words like "Kumihimo" or "SagaNishiki"
and you will find a variety of videos showing the artistic