Made from habotai silk, giving it a soft texture and deep, lustrous colour, this elaborate kanzashi fascinator measures around 7 inches in length (including falls) and is 3.5 inches at the widest point. The small flowers are 1 inch across each and the central flower is 3 inches across.
Very labour intensive to produce, each tiny petal is handfolded from squares of silk. This is my most complex silk kanzashi flower to date and is inspired by the styles of kanzashi with falls worn in Japan by geisha and maiko. This will add an oriental feel to a western outfit or will perfectly complement a kimono or yukata.
The complexity of design makes it ideal as a wedding hair accessory, and the dangles will draw attention to the face of any blushing bride! Wearing a wedding kanzashi will make the bride look truly unique.
Silks used: Deep purple, mauve, oyster and taupe (all habotai).
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Kanzashi are Japanese hair ornaments. Hana kanzashi means ‘flower kanzashi’ and simply refers to the flower shape of the hair accessories. Tsumami kanzashi means kanzashi that are made by pinching silk to form petals and is the Japanese traditional craft which inspires my own kanzashi.
If you would like a custom kanzashi made in a flower or cluster shape, according to an existing design of mine, in the colours of your choosing, please get in touch with me via the 'Contact' button. I am also happy to undertake more complex bespoke orders, such as bridal fascinators, boutonnières, corsages and bouquets. Just get in touch to discuss what you are interested in!