Kyo Uchiwa

Cutting Art Round Fan | Checkered Pattern & Iris

£171.99£210.99

This ornamental Kyo Uchiwa piece is crafted with checkered pattern and iris, originally used by Kabuki in the Edo era of Japan.This design is believed to remove negativity from its owner.Our Kyo Uchiwa ornaments marry centuries of master craftsmen and the highest quality traditional materials sources in and around Kyoto.

Komaruya has been crafting traditional Japanese fans since the early 900s. The techniques that were used to craft these same fans 1000 years ago have been perfected over time and are still in use today. The Emperor Ōgimachi asked his fan master, Komaruya, to craft Uchiwa to stimulate the economy using the Fukakusa Bamboo that was thriving in that area of Kyoto. Komaruya began exporting Fukakusa Uchiwa for the emperor in 1573 and is recorded as a staple of Japanese Craft History. Komaruya was the first ever producer of Uchiwa in Japan; today, they continue to lead the industry with their incredible quality, techniques, and beauty. Komaruya’s fans are now often displayed as works of art in homes, businesses and traditional temples.

Our expert traditional Makers in Japan have never sold their products officially outside of their country. Their products are officially available on the Atelier Japan store.

Our makers have stood the stead of time. They have prevailed among huge global disturbances and are still unwilling to go backwards. We champion this aim to be the resilient partner of the digital age.

 

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This ornamental Kyo Uchiwa piece is crafted with checkered pattern and iris, originally used by Kabuki in the Edo era of Japan.This design is believed to remove negativity from its owner.Our Kyo Uchiwa ornaments marry centuries of master craftsmen and the highest quality traditional materials sources in and around Kyoto.

Komaruya has been crafting traditional Japanese fans since the early 900s. The techniques that were used to craft these same fans 1000 years ago have been perfected over time and are still in use today. The Emperor Ōgimachi asked his fan master, Komaruya, to craft Uchiwa to stimulate the economy using the Fukakusa Bamboo that was thriving in that area of Kyoto. Komaruya began exporting Fukakusa Uchiwa for the emperor in 1573 and is recorded as a staple of Japanese Craft History. Komaruya was the first ever producer of Uchiwa in Japan; today, they continue to lead the industry with their incredible quality, techniques, and beauty. Komaruya’s fans are now often displayed as works of art in homes, businesses and traditional temples.

Our expert traditional Makers in Japan have never sold their products officially outside of their country. Their products are officially available on the Atelier Japan store.

Our makers have stood the stead of time. They have prevailed among huge global disturbances and are still unwilling to go backwards. We champion this aim to be the resilient partner of the digital age.

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Brand

Komaruya has been crafting traditional Japanese fans since the early 900s. The techniques that were used to craft these same fans 1000 years ago have been perfected over time and are still in use today. The Emperor Ōgimachi asked his fan master, Komaruya, to craft Uchiwa to stimulate the economy using the Fukakusa Bamboo that was thriving in that area of Kyoto. Komaruya began exporting Fukakusa Uchiwa for the emperor in 1573 and is recorded as a staple of Japanese Craft History. Komaruya was the first ever producer of Uchiwa in Japan; today, they continue to lead the industry with their incredible quality, techniques, and beauty. Komaruya’s fans are now often displayed as works of art in homes, businesses and traditional temples.

Maintenance

・Please wipe the handle part using soft textile-like cotton gauze.

・Please keep it in a cool place with low humidity.

・If you have a folding hand fan, please be sure to keep it folded.

How to look after our crafts

・When you pick up and move our fan, please hold the handle. If you open our fans up from the designed part, the bamboo may break.

・Please avoid leaving your fan in direct sunlight. The colour will change in direct sunlight.

How to store

・If you don’t use it on a daily basis, we recommend the fan stand.

By using the fan stand, it can be used as the interior of the room and/or the entrance.

In addition, we sell a range of fan stands from a flat type to a wall-hanger type.

Additional information

Fan set menu

Only Products, with うちわ一本掛け(小) Fan hanger(for 1 fan), with うちわ二本掛け Fan hanger (for 2 fans), with うちわ立て(塗り)Fan stand (Lacquering)