Japanese Ornamental Hairpin-Silver Kanzashi-Bamboo grass -
・Material: Silver (Silver 950)
・Width (maximum): 2.7cm
・Width (minimum): 0.5cm
・All handmade by professional artisan
・Made in Kyoto, Japan
*This Silver kanzashi is hand-made. The actual product may slightly differ from the shown image.
・Please don’t hold the ornamental part of Kanzashi.
・Please use this Kanzashi as a decoration, after dressing your hair by hair band or hairpin.
・It suits for not only dressed in Kimono but also in Western styles.
・Displaying it in a frame is also recommendable.
・We better to wipe fingerprints and dust off often for conservation.
Kamon (Family crest) has many variations of design
The nobles in Kyoto started using kamon more than 1000 years ago. After that, Kamon became widespread to Samurai families and common people, and it is said that there are more than 20,000 Kamons in total.
Normally, although Kamon was inherited from an ancestor, it is possible to design a pattern of Kamon freely. It seems like that Kamon is an art expressing themselves.
Such a artistic designs are adopted for the accessary by the artisan in Kyoto!
“Atelier hana e” makes silver kanzashis in the motif of Kamon at the small workshop. Mon series kanzashi is arranged a traditional Kamon design into a modern style.
This kanzashi suits not only Kimono but also Western dress, so you can wear it in any situation!!
The Sasa Mon(Kamon of bamboo grasses) suits elegant women
The pretty three rounded bamboo grasses attract your attention, don’t you?
Please look at carefully. Actually, this Kamon is consisted of nine bamboo grasses!
There are many Kamons in the motif of bamboo grasses. Even amongst Kamon, this “Kumaizasa”(nine bamboo grasses) is quite famous. Bamboo grass have favored as a symbol of strength, but this design of bamboo grasses make a sweet impression.
Although this kanzashi is simple at a first glance, it will add charm to your beauty when you wear!
The representative lucky auspicious charm of Japan
Bamboo is the representative of auspicious lucky auspicious charm of Japan.
It has the beauty of straight shape and the power which grows straight towards the sky. Also, bamboo have been loved as a symbol of long life since ancient times because it keeps green grasses even in winter.
That is the reason why bamboo and bamboo grasses were widely accepted as Kamon design.
Bamboo and bamboo grasses are indispensable for not only cerebration but also daily life in Japan. So, why don’t you wear this bamboo grasses kanzashi as a casual fashion item?
Beauty, strength and youthfulness of bamboo make your charm more beautiful.