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Opened in 2001, it's an uncommon store even in Japan that specializes in noren (store curtains). Their noren are all handmade by an artisan, and come in diverse colors, patterns, and sizes. Many of the clients use it not only as a shading for an entrance, its original purpose, but also as a substitute for artwork or tapestry. You can semi-customize them, and the final product will be shipped to your country in about three weeks. They also have Japanese accessories and other small items, many of which are uniquely designed and handmade by artisans.
- 1-35-6 Asakusa, Taito, Tokyo
- Contact No.
- 5-min walk from Asakusa Station on the Toei Asakusa Line
- Opening Hours / Holidays
Closed: Third Thursday
- Official Website
- Other Information
- Noren (shop curtain) 2,520yen-, Antique Cloth Bag 3,888 yen, Indigo Dyed Shawl 3,024 yen
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Handmade Noren (Store Curtain) by artisans
It is a specialty shop for noren owned by a company that has been making norens for over 30 years. All the noren here are handmade by artisans. They take customized or semi-customized orders from shops or individuals who seek for original designs.
Perfect as Interior Decor
Many foreigners buy a noren for as an interior decor accessory or tapestry usually priced around 2,520 yen or more. Of course, unique designs are more popular. You can add a touch of Japanese-inspired creativity to your room instantly.
Small items as beautiful Japanese souvenirs
This store also deals with other Japanese items that are also made by artisans. Antique cloth bag (3,888 yen) and indigo-dyed shawl (3,024 yen) are perfect for souvenirs, and most of them are one-of-a-kind.