The items to enhance your dignity

Today I will introduce the items to enhance your dignity.




SENSU is a folding fan made of paper on a bamboo flame.

It is said that SENSU was born in Kyoto.

Like a below photo.



 There are various applications to SENSU.

 Not only practical role that seek to SENSU, it is also used to be made to communicate with each other by writing the ritual and gifts also waka.

 Certain, there is a status symbol implications, SENSU was essential for the aristocracy.


Even now, SENSU not only mere fashion, it has taken over even the original DNA of enhance the personal dignity.

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There are great SENSU shop in Kyoto.

The shop name is Yamani.



 Yamani was we founded in Kyoto as a SENSU manufacturing wholesaler in 1713 of the mid-Edo period.


Since then, Yamani has been on their business of SENSU for 300 years.



Yamani continues to protect the craftsmanship and the spirit of the tradition that has been handed down from ancient times.

And, not only continue to protect the spirit of tradition,

They are working on product development and always try new sense of flexibility to match the modern lifestyle to diversify.


In addition, SENSU of Yamani has a careful inspection of their taking on one by one hand.

 Since SENSU is always a familiar presence snuggle in your hand, they believe that SENSU must be a good reliable products quality.

 Therefore, Yamani have a motto the building which was wholeheartedly until the shipment is not planning and manufacturing only.




Yamani’s CEO, Mr. Yamanaka said, “Tradition is to continue to innovate”.

Yamani’s SENSU has both sides of the Tradition and innovation.


SENSU to represent such Yamani is the model, such as the photo below








You will surely meet to SENSU which enhance your dignity in Yamani shop.


Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto Karasuma Gojo communication under Lumpur Osaka-cho, 390
About 50m from Subway Karasuma Gojo Station Exit 8 to the north
TEL: 075-351-2622
Hours: 9:00 to 17:00 (Saturday until 16:00)
Closed: Sundays and public holidays, second and third Saturday






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