WELCOME to NipponCraft.com !
If you are looking for a Japanese oriental taste, our website may be the right place for you! We are a Tokyo based online Gift-Shop (souvenir shop) with variety of Japanese traditional handmade crafts & arts such as noren, tenugui, furoshiki and sensu fans. We have direct relationships with artisans, and we provide genuine souvenirs. Our website is good for individuals, martial art clubs, and business establishments looking for a Japanese oriental accentuation. Please enjoy shopping with us.
We recommend you to read our articles thoroughly prior to shopping for better understanding and shopping experience, since we are selling cross-cultural items and providing cross-border service. Our standard may be different from yours. Thank you very much!
About Shopping with Nippon Craft (For overseas buyers)
This Web Site is located in Tokyo and we export goods from JAPAN. You will become an importer when you buy goods on this Web Site from different countries. Your country's customs may impose you additional charges (import duties and local taxes) besides the payment on this Web Site. Moreover, the delivery consignment of your country may charge you a handling fee to clear the customs (particularly, but not limited to EU/UK). These charges will usually need to be paid prior to a package being delivered. We cannot anticipate these charges from Japan.
We ship goods via the shipping method that needs to be signed for. We adopt this shipping method for a secure international delivery.
For more detail, please check the Guidance here.
An ordering and payment are processed online only. We will not take an order via email or we will not receive payment from a bank in a foreign country. Thank you very much for your understanding.
About Payment: PayPal, MasterCard/VISA/JCB are accepted. A credit card payment will also be taken care of by PayPal, but you don't need to have a PayPal account to use your credit card. You will be directed to PayPal's screen where you can use your credit card as a 'guest'. However, if you have a chance, please consider to obtain a PayPal account for secure shopping. (Note - American Express, Diners Club are not acceptable on PayPal's screen invoked by this Web Site.)
Although we list the prices in Japanese Yen, you can shop with your credit card. PayPal will convert Japanese Yen into your currency based on the current exchange rate. We place a currecny converter in each item's page to help you know approximate price in your currency.
(Important information about foreign shipping - Duties, taxes, and other fees not indicated in the total price may apply to international shipments.)
About Noren Shopping: Please confirm the noren size if it well fits your doorway. Please prepare a noren rod (pole) on your side as a rod does NOT come with a noren.
Please be advised that a noren is not quite a thick fabric, and you can see through it depending upon luminous intensity and light angle. Noren's real colors, texture, softness or hardness may differ from what you see through your computer screen. We try to be exact, but we cannot present 100% accuracy through website photographs and articles.
A noren is a hanging textile with a traditional design printing. Useful for a light partitioning in a hallway or for a wall decoration. Dress up your room with a beautiful noren!
Many patterns of furoshiki wrapping cloths available for a gift or souvenior. Furoshiki wrapping can be a practice of 3R lifestyle.
Hand-dyed cotton cover with flowers, trees and birds designs. Designs handcrafted by traditional artisans.
Many selections of beautiful designs. All hand-dyed by traditional method "Chu-sen". Recommended for home & kitchen, gift and Kendo headscarf.
Suitable for small items. A Gamaguchi wallet goes well with Japanese kimono fashion! Made of Kyoto silk fabric.
Kinchaku is a must item with kimono fashion. Suitable for carrying small items.
Unique and antique style coin purse for men made of Nishijin-ori silk fabrics. Samurai in ancient period used to carry these purses.
Small bags and wallets made from elegant Nishijin-ori silk fabrics hand-woven in Kyoto. Suitable for those seeking for an oriental taste.
Variety of sensu handmade in Kyoto,JAPAN. Made of bamboo, and paper or silk.
Small, pretty and beautiful portable pocket mirrors covered with Kyoto Nishijin-ori silk fabric. Goes well with kimono fashion.
Greeting cards and miscellaneous gift items made of elegant Kyoto washi paper.
Soft and smooth mufflers made of hand-woven silk. Tango chirimen brand from Kyoto.
Traditional style scroll art-painting for accentuating your room. How about for a wall hanging?