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10 Clever Ways to Wrap Your Everyday Items with Furoshiki

Furoshiki is a traditional Japanese wrapping cloth made of either silk or cotton or rayon etc. It is used to wrap several items such as clothes, food, wine bottles, personal items and so on. Although the use of furoshiki has declined, it still holds a respectable position in the Japanese culture. It is similar to…

The marvelous use of Furoshiki

Japanese have talents for elaborating patterns on cloth and clothes. Several examples from the traditional Japanese goods exist as the Kimono (着物), Yukata (浴衣), hachimaki (鉢巻き), handkerchieves (ハンカチ), etc. Numerous items still used in everyday’s life. It can be employed as clothes, as tools, as decoration, etc. How about the “furoshiki” (風呂敷)? Furoshiki “Furoshiki” cloth…

Why Do So Many People Carry a Handkerchief in Japan?

To some this may seem old-fashioned, but the technologically most advanced country is a huge fan of these: handkerchieves! In Japanese called hankachi (ハンカチ) they are an essential accessory in everyone’s pocket or bag. Some might wonder, how they are being used. It is also an extremely popular gift and a souvenir. So how do…