CHIRIMEN ZAIKU craft - accessories

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ちりめん細工 "Chirimen Zaiku" are a small object which is made with Chirimen fabric.

Most of those are small animals, dolls or plants. Nowadays there are produced in various forms of new designed

accessories or ornaments.


"Chirimen Zaiku" means "fine artwork of Chirimen". "Chirimen" is traditional Japanese cloth with a slightly creped

structure for Kimono. Genuine Chirimen is made of silk, but today, Chirimen of Rayon becomes more common. 

Japanese used to remake a new doll or ornament by the rest clothes of Kimono. 


All of our Chirimen-Zaiku products made in Kyoto, Japan.  


ちりめん細工 "Chirimen Zaiku" sind kleine aus Stoff genähte Objekte. Meistens sind es kleine Tiere,

Püppchen oder Pflanzen. Heutzutage findet man sie oft in verschiedenen Form von moderenen Variationen,

Accessoires oder Figuren.


"Chirimen Zaiku" heißt soviel wie "feine Arbeit aus Chirimen". Original- "Chirimen" ist ein Kimonostoff aus Seide

mit einer leicht gekreppten Struktur. (Heute gibt es auch Chirimen aus Reyon.) Die kleine Figuren wurden traditionell

aus Resten und Abschnitten dieses Stoffes genäht.


Alle Chirimen-Zaiku Waren sind die "Made-in Kyoto/Japan" Produkte.


◆ Chirimen Zaiku Broche

"招き猫 Maneki-Neko" (Winkende Katze)

In vielen japanischen Geschäften (unser auch!) sieht man auch winkende Katzen stehen.

Sie heißen "Manekineko" ("Maneki"= einladen, herbeiwinken, "Neko"= Katze) und sind Glücksbringer.

Die Katze die ihre linke Pfote hochhält ruft viele Kunden ins Geschäft, die Katze die ihre rechte Pfote hochhält

soll das Geld hereinbringen.→ noch mehr ? über Maneki-neko

"招き猫 Maneki-Neko" (Beckoning cat)

You see Beckoning cats in many Japanese shops (also on!). They are a good luck charm called

"Manekineko" ("Maneki"= invite, beckon, "Neko"= cat). The cat holding their left paw to get many customers into the

shop or restaurant, the cat holding their right paw to bing the money. → more about Maneki-neko

☆ Maneki-Neko Brooch ☆


Chirimen-zaiku Hand-made Brooch (Brosche)

2 models ; White cat or Black cat


material... Cat: Chirimen fabric, Paper Safe-lock-

                   Pin: stainless-steel

size........... approx. 3,5 cm x 4,5 cm


↓select a Nr.

Manekineko Brooch

8,90 €

  • Lieferzeit 2-3 Werktage *1 / Shipping 2-3 working days *1

◆ Chirimen Zaiku "one-size-fits-all RINGS"

Flower shaped ring, made with Japanese chirimen silkcrape fabric. Ring size is adjustable by a soft wire, it will fit in any of your finger.


There are three different style of the motif.

    Style A) with 5 round flower petals

    Style B) with 5 flower petals

    Style C) with 3 flower bubs on a 3-leaf   


All handmade, the fabric's color, pattern or color combination are slightly different.

Please choose your favorite one from among them, and enjoy a unique ring in the world!  


☆ Ring -Style A- ☆


Motif :  5 round flower petals


material……... Chirimen Silkcrape fabric

                            soft wire (covered with fabric) 

                            plastic fiber 

size (approx.)... Motif: 2,5 cm x 2,5 cm


*select a Nr.

RIng Style A

4,50 €

  • Lieferzeit 2-3 Werktage *1 / Shipping 2-3 working days *1

☆ Ring -Style B- ☆


Motif :  5 folower petals


material…….... Chirimen Silkcrape fabric

                            soft wire (covered with fabric) 

                             plastic fiber 

size (approx.)... Motif: 2,5 cm x 2,5 cm


*select a Nr.

RIng Style B

4,50 €

  • Lieferzeit 2-3 Werktage *1 / Shipping 2-3 working days *1

☆ Ring -Style C- ☆


Motif :  3 flower buds on a 3-leaf


material…....... Chirimen Silkcrape fabric

                            soft wire (covered with fabric) 

                            plastic fiber 

size (approx.)... Motif:  2,5 cm x 2,5 cm


*select a Nr.

RIng Style C

4,50 €

* Also, ideal for a hair accessory!