Frequently Asked Questions

The following are "Questions about ordering" and "Frequently Asked Questions" about our products, website, etc.

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Frequently asked questions about ordering

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Since there are many possible causes for terminal or network problems, please take a moment to review the following information as a first step in troubleshooting.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Please refer to the diagram above.

1. hold the upper part of the fan with your left hand and the lower part with your right hand.

Open the fan by moving only your right hand. Close the fan in the same way, moving only your right hand.

If the fan cannot be folded completely, fold it in with the fingers of the left hand and close it.

Yes, we accept orders for "original fans" from 10 pieces. The samples we have made now areClick here>
We also offer "Tailored folding fans".

We also deal in "original products for corporations". Samples we have made so far areClick here

Please fill out the form below and send it to us.

The length of a fan is expressed in the traditional unit of "sun. One sun is about 3 cm, so when the closed length of a fan is about 21 cm, it is expressed as "7 sun.

The number of bones is also expressed in the unit of "ken". When the number of bones (total of the main bone and middle bone) is 15, it is expressed as "15 ken.

Ijasen's main product sizes are as follows.

Double-sided decorative folding fan (9"5")
Kakishibu folding fan (8'5")
Edo folding fan, Shimebiki fan (7'5")
Hand towel folding fan (7 "x7")
Ojiya Shrink Fans, Shimebiki Fans (6'5")

What sizes of fans are available at Ibasen?Please click here for more details. >>

Please note that the pattern of a fan with a kimono or hand towel pattern may vary depending on the position of the fabric.

The pattern may appear differently from the picture shown on the website.

Please enjoy each original pattern.

Edo Sensu" is a folding fan with a few bones (15 to 18) and wide folds, and is characterized by its stylish patterns born from the samurai culture.

The "Kyo Sensu" has more bones (25 to 35) and is characterized by its elegant patterns.

Edo folding fans are "iki" and Kyoto folding fans are "miyabi" (elegant). Our "silk folding fan" is a Kyo Senshi.

What is "hanjimono"?

A "hanjimono" is a kind of riddle. It is a riddle in which the meaning of a character or picture is solved. To guess the meaning of a hidden word or thing.

There are various ways to call and write it because it is a lucky guess. How about a "chic" Edo fan that has been produced since the Edo period?

We offer a simple gift wrapping service (free of charge) at our head office in consideration of the environment. Basically, we will wrap your order with blue wrapping paper (see photo below). Please select the wrapping paper of your choice if it is indicated as an option. If it is not shown and you would like pink, please write it in the memo box.

We usually enclose a list of the details with the product. For gifts and presents, please indicate in the memo box that you do not need the list. If you would like us to send it by e-mail, please let us know in the memo field.

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[For customers who purchase from overseas]
Because, the prices are converted by multiplying the store price by the currency conversion rate, adding the conversion fee, and then applying the rounding rules for that currency if applicable. Your converted prices include your currency conversion costs. Your converted prices include your currency conversion costs.

Please also kindly understand that in your order-confirmation e-mail, the original Japanese name of the product will be shown to prevent a Your converted prices include your currency conversion costs.

Tariffs will be required upon delivery. Tariff amounts vary depends on the country.

Currently, we are processing international shipping individually. Please contact us in an e-mail or a contact form.

Our fans and fans are made of natural bamboo. Therefore, depending on the condition of storage, insects may be attracted to them. We recommend that you use insect repellents to control insects.

In addition, when shipping overseas, there is a possibility that insects may enter the product due to customs clearance or storage conditions in warehouses, so we will send the product with insect repellant enclosed. We ask for your understanding in this matter.

If you find any insects, please let us know.
Thank you for your understanding.

We can ship overseas for gifts and for home use overseas.

For more details, please contact us atClick herefor more information.

Only Edo folding fans, Shikebi folding fans, and cloth folding fans are available. For details, please click here.Click here

If you have any other questions, please feel free to contact us at

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Store direct: 03-3664-9261 (Mon-Fri)