Kakejiku Making Supplies: Fabric, Roller Knobs, Ring Tack… and more

kakejiku material

A while back, we have posted an article that we carry not only kakejiku but also kakejiku making supplies too.

A lady in the USA read the article and purchased kakejiku making supplies from us. (Yes! We were happy she read it!)

Mounting Fabrics

You can shop online for mounting fabrics via the following link.

https://nomurakakejiku.com/bargains/fabric

If you don’t find what you are looking for, just let us know as we have more fabrics available for sale in the back. The lady purchased these fabrics.

Jikusaki / Roller Knobs

For Jikusaki/roller end knobs, she chose these items. White plastic x 4 pairs, black urushi lacquer x 4, red urushi lacquer x 4 and artificial ivory x 4. For your reference, the followings are our jikusaki we have in stock now.

Cord

A cord is used for making Kakeo and Makio of the hanging scroll. We always keep the following two colors in stock. The lady purchased a purple cord. It’s 30m long per roll.

Ring Tack / Kan

A ring tack (kan) is a tack to tie and fasten a kakeo. The hanging cord is passed through its loop-shaped head. It is attached to a hasso, hanging rod together with zagane, a decorative metal washer.

The lady also ordered a set of ring tack (kan and zagane). It contains 50 pairs=200 pieces/set. (100 pieces of kan and 100 pieces of zagane.)

ring tack decorative metal washer

Find Supplies for Kakejiku Making Project at ART NOMURA

After we launched this website, we found out there were people who make kakejiku on their own in the world. There aren’t so many, but we can say for sure that there are a certain number of people. We hear from our customers that it is hard to get supplies for making kakejiku. We want to meet those demands as much as possible. So, please feel free to contact us if you have trouble getting supplies for all your mounting and kakejiku making projects.

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Our Feelings For Kakejiku


 The Japanese people have long set a high value on aesthetic senses since ancient times. As a result, the
peculiar culture which is not seen in other countries blossomed and many aspects of the modern Japanese
culture come from it. Parts of Japanese culture has been introduced to people in other countries recently,
so the number of people from other countries who are interested in Japanese culture has been increasing.
However, the Japanese aesthetic senses, which are the bases of Japanese culture, have been nurtured
through a long history, intertwining various elements intricately, such as climate, geographical features,
religion, customs and so on. Therefore, they are very difficult to understand not only for people from other
countries, but even for the Japanese people. I think the best tool which conveys these difficult senses
understandably is a “kakejiku.”
 The kakejiku (a hanging scroll; a work of calligraphy or a painting which is mounted and hung in an
alcove or on a wall) is a traditional Japanese art. It's no exaggeration to say that paintings are what
express aesthetic senses at all times and places. The kakejiku is an art which expresses the Japanese
aesthetic senses. The kakejiku has long been used in traditional Japanese events, daily life and so on since
ancient times. As a result, there are various customs of kakejiku in Japan; kakejiku and the life of the
Japanese are closely related. We can see Japanese values through kakejiku.
 The kakejiku is a cultural tradition which the Japanese people should be proud of. However, many people
in other countries don't know much about it because it hasn't been showcased as much. This is why I
decided to try to introduce it. The kakejiku world is very interesting and beautiful. We want not only the
Japanese, but also many people from other countries to know and enjoy it. I hope that many people will
love kakejiku someday.

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Name Art Nomura


President Tatsuji Nomura


Founded1973


Established1992


Address7-23 Babadori, Tarumi-ku, Kobe city,
Hyougo Prefecture, 655-0021, Japan



Capital10 million yen


URLhttp://nomurakakejiku.com


Our Business

 Art Nomura is an art dealer which produces kakejiku (hanging scrolls). We mount many paintings and calligraphic works in kakejiku in my factory. Kakejiku are our main product. We also remount and repair old or damaged kakejiku. We share the traditional Japanese art of kakejiku with people all over the world.



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 The Japanese people have long set a high value on aesthetic senses since ancient times. As a result, the
peculiar culture which is not seen in other countries blossomed and many aspects of the modern Japanese
culture come from it. Parts of Japanese culture has been introduced to people in other countries recently,
so the number of people from other countries who are interested in Japanese culture has been increasing.
However, the Japanese aesthetic senses, which are the bases of Japanese culture, have been nurtured
through a long history, intertwining various elements intricately, such as climate, geographical features,
religion, customs and so on. Therefore, they are very difficult to understand not only for people from other
countries, but even for the Japanese people. I think the best tool which conveys these difficult senses
understandably is a “kakejiku.”
 The kakejiku (a hanging scroll; a work of calligraphy or a painting which is mounted and hung in an
alcove or on a wall) is a traditional Japanese art. It's no exaggeration to say that paintings are what
express aesthetic senses at all times and places. The kakejiku is an art which expresses the Japanese
aesthetic senses. The kakejiku has long been used in traditional Japanese events, daily life and so on since
ancient times. As a result, there are various customs of kakejiku in Japan; kakejiku and the life of the
Japanese are closely related. We can see Japanese values through kakejiku.
 The kakejiku is a cultural tradition which the Japanese people should be proud of. However, many people
in other countries don't know much about it because it hasn't been showcased as much. This is why I
decided to try to introduce it. The kakejiku world is very interesting and beautiful. We want not only the
Japanese, but also many people from other countries to know and enjoy it. I hope that many people will
love kakejiku someday.

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