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 a 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.
material_100% Japanese hemp
size : 40(15.7) cm(inch)
box size : w7×h4.5×d1.8cm