History Tsumami Zaiku

Tsumami Zaiku

“Tsumami Zaiku (Kanzashi)” is a traditional Japanese craft, recognized by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government – that has been handed down since the Edo period. Small, square-cut pieces of fabric (usually chirimen or cotton crepe raw fabric) is delicately pinched and folded with tweezers to make patterns of birds, or flowers with seasonal motifs. The origins …