How folding fans are made
The process pf making a fan Nihonbashi Ibasen" 14min. 9sec. without sound The production process of Edo folding fan will be delivered in an easy-to-understand video.
How to recognize a good fan
There are many different types of fans on the market these days. Most fans are made by hand and are crafts that express the skills of each individual craftsman. If used carefully, they will last for many years.
History of Fans and Sensu
In the ancient Takamatsuzuka burial mound, a noble lady holds up a large fan-like object made of round wood and sewn with lacquer on a stick about 80 cm long. The fan was sliced and made to fold up, which was the beginning of the fan.