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Make a Geisha Hana Kanzashi Flower Hair Ornament in Kyoto


Make an elegant fabric hair ornament

Fold, twist and transform fabric to create a unique kanzashi hair ornament, the same type that is used by Kyoto geisha. You can learn this amazing art and make a one of a kind souvenir.

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  • A bright yellow flower styled kanzashi hair piece
  • Creating a delicate kanzashi with tweezers
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  • A red and white flower hair stick
  • Vibrant blue and white chirimen corsage
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  • Duration: 1 - 2 hour(s)
  • Available: Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Japanese-speaking instructor / Kanzashi hair ornament lesson / Standard materials for your personal hair accessory
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Starting time: 10:00 - 16:00 (Show details)
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  • 10:00 Meet at Dekobokoan
  • Kanzashi Ornament Making (1~2 hours)
    作品2 Discover the secret behind the maiko and geisha's ornate hair accessories, then make your very own. Tsumami zaiku is a type of delicate craft passed down for centuries, and now you get to try it yourself. Just choose the type of kanzashi hair ornament to make.
  • Fabric Folding
    Creating a delicate kanzashi with tweezers The instructor will teach you how to turn chirimen fabric into a personal and vibrant hair ornament. From scraps of fabric to a blooming flower, discover the joy of creation.
  • Piecing It Together
    作品2 Carefully put it together with glue and connect all the individual petals.
  • Completion
    作品2 Your brand new hair ornament is complete and ready to take home with you. Wear it for amazing flair and a perfect reminder of your time in historic Kyoto.
  • Shop Around
    作品2 After your experience, take this time to explore the store to find some gorgeous hair pins, scarf clips and other beautiful accessories that make perfect gift or souvenirs.
  • 11:00-12:00 Lesson ends at Dekobokoan (times may vary)
    • Children 6 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Requirement(s) - Others
    • Depending on the grade of kanzashi and materials you choose, there may be additional fees from 100 to 1,550 JPY. If so, please make payment on the day.
    • Group sessions for 13 people or more are available. Please let us know when booking, and we will do our best to accommodate you,
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  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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(4.78/5.00) 4.78 / 5
(23 reviews)

Language Japanese
Pick-up Not available
Duration 1 - 2 hour(s)
Availability Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat


Absolutely worth it. Language barrier not an issue in the slightest, she has prepared materials in English to translate instructions. They were very kind and patient. Excellent teacher, the final resu...more
by: Alyssa
I grew up doing arts and crafts, so deciding to do this class while in Kyoto was an obvious choice for me. I am so glad I did it! I am very happy with the hair ornament I made and can't wait to bring ...more
This experience was part of one of our best days in Kyoto! We greatly enjoyed experiencing this craft, this art. For us the fun went beyond just learning. It is a beautiful place to work, the staff w...more
USD 28.46
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Make a Geisha Hana Kanzashi Flower Hair Ornament in Kyoto