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From BUAISOU: Tokushima has an area called “Oegun” meaning “planting Hemp” and a shrine called “Ooasa” Shrine, also meaning “hemp”. It is famous not only for indigo dye, but also as hemp cultivation area. From ancient times, indigo has been part of Japanese culture.
Hemp has Historically had a “holy” association and even today is used in Temples and Shrines in the making of amulets and good luck charms. Using hemp cultivated in Tochigi prefecture, BUAISOU even dyed hand-woven hemp strings one by one to create bracelets in Tohoku area.
Materials: 100% Japanese hemp
Dimensions: 40 cm (15.7")
Box Dimensions: 7 W× 4.5 H × 1.8 cm D
Details: Indigo dyed for BUAISOU in Tokushima, Japan
Care: We recommend that you gently hand wash items with detergent and lukewarm water the first 2-3 times after purchase. Because the products are handmade, each item’s colors and patterns are unique. The dye may react to ultraviolet rays such as sunlight and discoloration may occur.