"Kyoto MIYAKE" in Kyoto, which is often featured in Japanese media nowadays. We have been manufacturing and selling Kyo dolls in the past, but we are developing fashion accessories such as bags and wallets that utilize the technology used to make armor and other equipment for May (Children’s Day) dolls. In this article, we will introduce a coin case that is compact yet has a strong presence.
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- Applying Kyo-ningyo armor making technique known as a traditional craft of Kyoto
- All processes are handmade by traditional craftsmen one by one
- Even if you put a lot of coins, it will not lose its shape
Arrange the technique of armor making into a modern design. Pay attention to the aluminum plates that are knitted by hand one by one with braids
A coin case that arranges the technique of armor making into a modern design. Holes are made in cowhide, and aluminum plates are knitted by hand with braids. There are many processes involved before the knitting, such as drilling holes in the leather to attach the metal plate, sewing the leather, etc., all of which are done by Kyo-ningyo craftsman’s hand wholeheartedly.
The opening and closing part is an L-shaped zipper, so you can put a lot of coins in it and store it without swelling and losing its shape. There are four variations: red, black, red / checkered, and black / checkered.
Utilizing the traditional crafts of "Kyo-ningyo" and armor making techniques
Kyoto MIYAKE sells samurai bags (kacchu bag) and accessories with the desire “to convey the wonderful charm of Japanese traditional culture and crafts to many people around the world”. It is a traditional craftsman of Kyo-ningyo. In 2007, we started making familiar items such as bags by utilizing the techniques of making the traditional craft "Kyo-ningyo" and the technique of making armor. After that, in 2013, we announced the "Samurai Armor Bag" in Paris, France, and became a talk of the town. Since then, we have been active worldwide, such as exhibiting at exhibitions around the world. It is also introduced in the Japanese media.
A modern and stylish design that makes the most of tradition
Kacchu (armor and helmet) is the armor that one wore to protect oneself from the enemy during the Warring States period. It is made sturdy by connecting plate-shaped parts such that there are no gaps. And this technology is used for May dolls in armor to be displayed on May 5th (Children’s Day) for boys in Japan, and the manufacturing method is now applied to bag making. The plate-shaped parts used for the bag are made of light aluminum parts and combined with leather and canvas to create a stylish design that can be seen at a glance while making the most of tradition.
- Size: Width 11 cm / Height 7 cm / Gusset 1 cm
- Weight: Approximately 50g
- Outer surface: cowhide / aluminum plate / rayon braid
- Inner surface: cotton
- Made in Japan
- Made by Kyoto MIYAKE
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Estimated delivery dateWe will ship items by the sequential order from the end of the month following the month of purchase.
However, if there are many orders, additional production will be required and shipping may be delayed.