Traditional Japanese Craft Experience -- "Tsumami-Zaiku" Accessory

Traditional Japanese Craft Experience -- "Tsumami-Zaiku" Accessory

"Tsumami-Zaiku" is a traditional Japanese craft made from small, square-cut pieces of "chirimen" (Japanese silk crape) that is pinched and folded with tweezers. It started in the Edo period (1603-1868) and is still used for accessories, such as hair pins. Use the colorful chirimen to create your own one-of-a-kind original accessory.

・Try making Japanese style crafts.
・You can make cute Japanese style accessories!
・You creation will make a perfect souviner!
・Easy access from Asakusa Station.
・Enjoy sightseeing at the surrounding tourist attractions after your experience.


Experience making accessories using the traditional "Tsumami-Zaiku" method in Asakusa, a major tourist attraction in Japan. Tsumami-Zaiku is a traditional craft made from small pieces of cloth called "Chirimen" (the silk fabric with unique irregularities on the surface used for high-quality kimonos). You will use special tweezers to pinch and fold the pieces of Chirimen and shape them into various items.

Tsumami-Zaiku corresponds to various styles, from traditional kimono decoration to modern design. It is still popular and is often used in accessories.

First, our staff will explain how to make your creation, as well as the history of Tsumami-Zaiku. When you decide what you will make, please choose the materials you like. There are accessory bases for hairpins, 'Obidome' (sash decoration), earrings and piercings. Our staff will carefully explain how to fold the cloth. Embrace your creativity and make your own design!

Lastly, our staff will help you take a commemorative photo in an authentic Japanese-style room. (Please bring your camera.)

Stop At:

• Asakusa, Asakusa, Taito, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Kanto
• 浅草 時代屋, __2-3-5, Taito 111-0034 Tokyo Prefecture

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"In this workshop, you will use a tweezer to pinch and fold the cloth. A child of 6 years old or older can take part in the activity. Please consult us in advance if you like to bring children younger than 6."
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"

Duración: 1 Hour
Lugar de comienzo: Jidaiya, 2-chōme-3-5 Kaminarimon, Taito City, Tokyo 111-0034, Japan

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


  • Material costs, production costs
  • Guidance
  • Commemorative photo (Please bring your own camera)

No Incluye

  • Kimono dressing


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