SHOWENKUMIHIMO CO., LTD.
Bracelets “Hanamusubi” & Mitsuyori-himo “kumihimonoiro”
SHOWENKUMIHIMO CO., LTD. is a factory, founded in 1948 in Uji, near the city of Kyoto. They create
silk braid with the “kumihimo”, traditional technique of braiding, practiced since 1300 years.
“Kumihimo” has remained mainly as a “obijime”, the thin silk braided cord which hold the knot of
“obi” (belt for “kimono”).
SHOWENKUMIHIMO is the leading manufacturer who knew how to fusion tradition and today’s tendency. Their delicate and fashionable hand-made accessories are skilfully created by the craftsmen of Kyoto.