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Silk round braided cord kumihimo 5mm 100cm Japanese silk cord “Kara-uchi-himo” 16 strand braid/MADE in JAPAN


Thickness: 5mm
Lenght: 1 meters
Silk 100%
Producion time : 3weeks

This is a pure silk braid.
This is a type of braided cord called karauchi.
Using 16 bobbins, this is an elegant cord with a fine braid.
In Japan, karauchi-himo is used to tie ornaments and costumes for temples and shrines, as well as Japanese style accessories.
The centre of the cord is hollow, giving it a soft texture.
It can be made to custom order from 1mm to 10mm, please contact us for more information.

For making samurai armor YOROI & KABUTO (for shinobi-no-o)
for making accessories.
-High-quality silk is used and the touch is very smooth.
-It is glossy and has no fluff.

The color sample photo is a flat cord, the same color as a round cord.

Width: Approximately 5mm
(It differs slightly depending on the measurement method.)

If you want to finish it with tassel ends, Please feel free to ask me.

made in KANAZAWA Japan
Material: 100% silk

*Please note*
It is not mass-produced. It will take about 2 weeks for your order to be woven.
Since it is made to order, you cannot change or cancel your order once weaving has started
*International Buyers – Please Note:*
We do not include Import duties, taxes, and charges in the item price or shipping cost. These charges are the buyer’s responsibility.
Please check with your country’s customs office to determine these additional costs before ordering

Kaga Color

BG1:Light Brown, BG2:Deciduous brown, BG3:Dark Brown, BG4:Yellow Green, BG5:Ivy Green, BG6:Olive Green, BL1:Sky Blue, BL2:Azure Blue, BL3:Asagi Blue, BL4:Navy blue, BL5:Iron blue, BL6: Deep Navy blue, MIX1, MIX2, P1:Light purple, P2:Purple, P3:Red deep purple, RY1:Deep vermilion, RY2:Red, RY3:Vermilion (syuiro), RY4:Pink, RY5:Yellow Ocher, WB1:White, WB2:Ivory, WB3:Beige, WB4:Light Gray, WB5:Bluish Gray, WB6:Black