Known familiarly for its warmness and simpleness, Sano-Jiori textile inherits the local culture of textile weaving which had been passed down from mothers to daughters. Today, the textile is weaved by Sano-Jiori Preservation Society piece by piece, using traditional weaving machines
Natural silk threads are dyed in marvelous colors extracted from wild plants and trees, then weaved into elegant textiles. The encounter of Marumori’s rich natural environment and the local silk is beautifully expressed by fabric-dyeing artists.
Making use of cocoons’ natural warmth and texture, the cocoon arts enfold delicate mastery of art within its charming appearance. A group of local women, “Hidamari-Atelier,” combines cocoons, local hand-made papers, bamboos, and persimmon tannin to create attractive cocoon arts.
Made by hand using mulberry fiber, cocoons, and silk threads, the silk paper is distinguished by its smooth touch and silky appearance. Its glamorous texture and presence, created by papermakers whose skills have been passed down for generations, are attracting many fans.
Silkwa Original products created by Marumori Silk creators.We want you to feel the beauty, simplicity, rich texture, and warmth of handwork born in this area as simple as possible.Uneven decorations, natural colors and textures are unique to handmade.