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END OF YEAR SALE!!

Every Haori and fabric is now 15% off, and every kimono is 20% off!

This sale will last until the end of this year.

All of my swazi loving friends – sale is on!
 
I have sooooooo many beautiful things and I need to clear them out. Think Christmas! Think “I deserve something for myself!” 
 
But think antique, handmade, pure silk (or wool, or cotton) kimonos that will stand out form the usual Chrimbo tat. Get yourself something you can hang as art, use for crafting, or swan about the neighbourhood in like the badass thing you are 🙂
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Spring Kimono Sale!

KIMONO SALE!!

From now until March 31 all kimonos are 20% off!

Beautiful silks, wools, cottons and blends in a whole host of lovely patterns to choose from.

Kimonos can be worn, modified into dresses or other clothing or used for gorgeous display.

Please have a look at the kimonos I have collected over the last few years, most of which have the swazi symbol in them. All collected because they spoke to me in some way 🙂

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Welcome to my treasure trove….

Welcome to my treasure trove, the result of collecting for several years, the things that i personally found to be beautiful examples of swastika patterned fabrics, mostly from Japan, but in some cases from India as well..

Today I am starting a new phase in collecting .. – selling what i have loved so much, to share them with other lovers of beautiful things.

What you are seeing is a collection of kimonos, haoris, obis, and fabrics recycled from these items, which i am making available for the first time..

 

I hope you find something as special to you, as they have been to me.

 

A word about swastikas…

The swastika is a very ancient symbol that can be found used in many cultures from all over the world.

It appears as a decorative element in various cultures since at least the Neolithic, and is mostly known as a symbol in Indian religions, denoting “auspiciousness”.

In Chinese and Japanese the swastika is also a homonym of the number 10,000, and is commonly used to represent the whole of Creation, e.g. ‘the myriad things’ in the Dao De Jing

In Chinese and Japanese art, the swastika is often found as part of a repeating pattern. One common pattern, called sayagata in Japanese, comprises left- and right-facing swastikas joined by lines. The swastika used in Buddhist art and scripture is known as a manji (whirlwind) swastika, represents Dharma, universal harmony, and the balance of opposites.

My collection is always with the original, peaceful swastika in mind. Wear these beautiful things with the same intent of harmony and good luck that they were made with.. xx