The Tozando Group Headquarters is based in Kyoto's Nishijin District,
this area is famed throughout Japan for the production of the most
beautiful Japanese brocade fabrics, usually used for high quality
Kimono. Nishijin weaving originates in the Heian Period of Kyoto, which was over 1200 years ago. Many types of yarn and silk thread are used and woven together to form intricate designs which have a 3-dimensional effect, some of which might cost more than 1 million yen/roll. Nishijin brocade fabrics are now days used to make luxurious Kimono, but also decorative accessories such as small business card holders, or purses. They are also often used to reproduce clothes in period dramatizations such as the annual Taiga drama and also in movies and other traditional performance arts all around Japan.
Our experienced Tailors who usually makes Hakama and Gi takes
great pride in being able to use the famed Nishijin brocade fabrics to
make the highest quality brocade bags for our customers. Each bag is
made to order, from your choice of fabric, to a beautiful and simplistic
design which is both stylish and practical.
The fabrics used to make
these bags are completely hand-woven here in Nishijin, Kyoto, by one of
the areas most renowned fabric suppliers, so you can be assured that
all fabrics are Japanese made, genuine Nishijin brocade fabrics.