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Authentic Dyeing Artisan Experience in Tokyo

Dyeing on Silk Stoles (per person)

Request to Book for Dyeing on Silk Stoles (per person)

  • 2 hr
  • 35,000円
  • Tokyo Some Monogatari Museum

Service Description

- Our company is a registered travel agency. Groups of women can participate with peace of mind. - Our guides will ensure your safety and provide a comfortable tour experience. Would you like to experience dyeing at a long-established workshop founded in 1882? This workshop has been the cornerstone of Japan's kimono industry through its dyeing expertise. Create a one-of-a-kind stole using Tokyo's unique dyeing method, Edo Sarasa, which has a long history. This rare opportunity allows you to learn about the history and culture of Edo Sarasa while making your very own original stole. This experience is exclusively available at Tomita Sen Kogei (Dyeing Studio) in Japan. Dyeing Experience for Silk Stoles (Worth ¥25,000) ① Choose a pattern and its colors You can choose from four stole patterns: Karahana Yoko-dan, Karahana, Nadeshiko, and Flowers and Birds. Decide on the colors in consultation with the artisans at the workshop. ② Experience begins Place a pattern template on the silk stole. Absorb an appropriate amount of dye mixed with paste into a special round brush, and apply it with light pressure. Applying too much pressure can cause bleeding. Brush with light pressure only. ③ Factory Tour After brushing all the colors, you will tour the workshop with an artisan. Your visit to this historically rich workshop will leave a lasting impression. In this plan, the artisans handle the steaming, washing, and drying processes. If you wish to perform all the steps yourself, please contact us. ④ Watch a video Watch a video of the kimono dyeing process. ⑤ Receive your silk stole at the hotel The finished silk stole will be sent to your hotel within 2 days after the experience. Included: - Dyeing experience under the guidance of an artisan (creating an Edo Sarasa silk stole) - One silk stole created by the customer - English-speaking local guide - Flexible tour planning in English - Shipping fee for silk stole Note: Transportation can be arranged at an additional cost. Not Included: - Food and beverage expenses - Transportation costs

Cancellation Policy

Date of cancellation request received by us 8 or more days prior to the Experience Tour: No charge 2 to 7 days prior to the Experience Tour: 50% cancellation charge of the total cost 1 day prior and on the day to the Experience Tour: 100% cancellation charge of the total cost No show or after the commencement of the Experience Tour: 100% of the total cost In the event of a cancellation request, any refund will be remitted to your bank account after deducting the fees: cancellation charges as applicable and bank handling/wire transfer charges. It will likely take about 3-4 weeks to process under normal circumstances. The date and time of cancellation are based on Japan Standard Time only when a notice is received by EDO KAGURA Corporation, regardless of when the customer sent the notice.

Contact Details

  • Edo-Komon, 3 Chome-6-14 Nishi-Waseda, Shinjuku City, Tokyo, Japan


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