Showen Kumihimo Silk Strap
Jusan-uchi 13 braids

Thirteen braided cords threaded into one, creating a marvelous silk strap

Meaning “thirteen braids” in Japanese, the Jusan-uchi strap incorporates thirteen braided cords into a new strap design. The woven silk cords create a three-dimensional texture, while retaining the beautiful color of the silk. The result is a one of quality and elegance, bringing a deep sense of emotion to the monochrome patterns.

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A novel approach to Showen Kumihimo braiding

The 13-braid strap

The strap’s elasticity allows it to easily adapt to your wrist without the need for holes. This practicality, combined with the beautiful three-dimensional texture created by the braiding technique, makes the Jusan-uchi strap unlike any other.

MUSUBU collaboration between Showen Kumihimo and Tochigi leather

The buckle section is made of Tochigi leather with a perfect color match, creating a simple monochromatic tone-on-tone combination.

  • Handcraft

  • Founded in Kyoto in 1948, Showen Kumihimo is dedicated to creating products made from fine Japanese silk, and continues to find new applications for its signature braided patterns to this day.
    Following on from its artisanal traditions, Showen Kumihimo silk can be found on Japanese traditional clothing, decorations for shrines and temples, jewelry, fashion and interior design.



In 1948, Shoen Kumihimoimo, founded in Uji, Kyoto, focus on producing the products made of silk. They continue to search for contemporary roles to expand the possibilities of kumihimo.

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