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    2020.04.01
    Concerning Oshima tsumugi’s production prospect
    Oshima tsumugi is the most famous 'tsumugi' kimono, with its finest kasuri (ikat) and wide choice of design variations. Even though Oshima tsumugi is the biggest tsumugi weaving area and industry in Japan, the production rate is decreasing hugely,
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    2020.03.27
    2020 April Hirotatsumugi textile display at Kyoto
      Hirotatsumugi's April textile display Date : April 1 (Wed) - 2 (Fri), 2020 (9am - 17pm)
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    2020.02.25
    Yomitanzan-Hanaori textiles from Okinawa
    Hana-ori, a flower pattern created "through" weaving, is one of characteristics of Okinawa textiles. Among several different Hanaori textiles, Yomitanzan-hanaori silk textile is distinctly delicate and beautiful.
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    2019.12.20
    New Year Holiday notice
    Our company will be in New year holiday between December 25 and January 5. Wish you have a Happy New Year
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    2019.12.13
    Omi-jofu, descended from fantom Takamiya-nuno
    Omi-jofu is a traditional hemp and ramie textile, designated as a list of Japan' traditional crafts. Despite its name recognition, rarely met even in kimono stores in Japan, due to its scarcity. So what is Omi-jofu that was descended from fantom Takamiya-nuno?
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    2019.11.20
    New works from Shimoi-tsumugi
    We just received new works from Shimoi tsumugi, made by a textile artist, Shimoi Nobuhiko based in Ida city, Nagano prefecture. He used to work as a textile designer for Western clothing. Thus he could bring modern sensitivity into traditional kimono cloth making.
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    2019.10.28
    2019 November Hirotatsumugi textile display
    On 1st(Fri) and 2nd(Sat) of October, we are having our regular textile display at our company, Kyoto. We are happy to have foreign customers who are searching for Japanese traditional handcraft textiles. Please let us know beforehand, if you wish to come. ※The initial picture is a part from the last October's display
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    2019.10.02
    Echigo jofu & Ojiya chijimi : Japanese finest ramie textile
    Echigo jofu (越後上布) [in the general meaning, includes Ojiya-chijimi (小千谷縮)] is a extremely refined handcraft hemp fabric woven with ultra-fine ramie thread, from the snowy Uonuma and Ojiya city, Nigata prefecture.
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    2019.09.20
    2019 October Hirotatsumugi textile display at Kyoto
    On 1st (Tue) & 2nd (Wed) of October, we are going to have a regular display of our products at our place.
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    2019.09.12
    Wide variety of Yuki tsumugi, highest quality silk textile
    Yuki tsumugi is Japan's highest quality handcraft silk textile, which is also recognized as UESCO's intangible cultural heritage.   Yuki tsumugi is a product of severalfold harmonization of delicate handcrafts.
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