Obijime are decorative braided ropes made from a wide variety of materials, and are considered an accessory for wearing atop of an obi. Obijime come in a wide variety of styles and colors and have their own formalities.  Most commonly obijime come in two forms; a flat braid, and round braid. How obijime are tied and displayed when worn with Japanese kimono varies widely, and there are countless guides online that show different ways in which they can be tied. Obidome are an optional accessory that can be worn with an obijime. Typically nagoya, fukuo, and maru obi require the presence of an obijime for a traditional look. The obijime in our stock range from antique silk hand braided ropes, to brand new synthetic ropes produced by machine. our store offers FAST USA shipping times. 

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We offer a wide variety of kimono accessories in our store.  We have sections in our store dedicated to these products, and are happy to answer any questions you have. Keep in mind kimono, obi, haori, and all aspects of kimono have their own formalities which should be observed when creating outfits.

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Since 2009 we have been dedicated to sharing with others our passion for traditional kimono , haori , and kimono culture. Our main warehouse is located in Ohio, which means USA orders ship quickly and arrive in only a few business days. Many of our authentic kimono comes from Kyoto, and Nagoya Japan. You can also visit our traveling Japanese kimono boutique in person.

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