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Hamayumi "破魔弓" Devilbreaker Longbow: Nobori "登" Bow set of 2

MIYAKONOJO BOW UNION
$1,562

Overview

Miyakonojo longbow "都城大弓": Hamayumi "破魔弓" Devilbreaker Bow: Nobori "登"

Set of two bow: Susu-take "煤竹" dark brown & Kogashi-Take "焦がし竹" light brown, 4 arrows
*It does NOT come with stand

Materials: Bamboo, wood

S dimensions: H1370mm, D250mm, W220mm

*Dimensions may differ slightly based on model

*The design and color of the arrow and decoration may change without prior notice.

*This Hamayumi bow is made for displaying purpose, not for use in a game or competition. We can not be held resposible for any damage or injury sustained in such activity.

*Comes with a wooden stand for the display.

Custom Made

Product code: 000MY0003

Description

Miyakonojo longbow "都城大弓" is made from bamboo and wax tree that grew in warm climate of Miyakonojo. Layers after layers is put together to make a single bow. Over 200 process is required to finish one bow, and it is traditionally done by one craftman from the beginning to the finish by hand.

This longbow shows its elegance and beauty not only in its sleek looks but in its ability to shoot arrow.

Thinking about the sound their bow would make when shooting the arrow, bowmakers works at the land under the Kirishima mountain.

History

Miyakonojo City "都城市" is located at south-western part of Miyagi prefecture. At the foot of great Kirishima mountains, the city has warm climate and fertile land. In the Heian period it prospered under as a privately owned, tax-free shoen "荘園" field. Miyakono city is also a birthplace of Shimazu "島津" clan, ruler of Satsuma-han who ultimately ended the Edo period along with Tyoshu-han.

People of the Satsuma-han said to kept the spirit of Kamakura period samurai; Martial art practice was common even in peaceful Edo period. Naturally, production of weapon was also popular, especially the longbow of Miyakonojo city was famed all over Japan since early Edo period.

The longbow making tradition still remain today, as it produces over 90% of its famous bow made from bamboo. It is recognized as a National tradional crafts in 1994 by Japanese government. Currently, 10 craftsmen are registered as a Dento-kogeishi "伝統工芸師": traditional craftsmen.

Order & Delivery Details

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Delivery: Worldwide
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Shipping Fee:

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Delivery Time:

It takes about 4 - 7 days after you receive a notification email from us. Anywhere in the world via FedEx and EMS (unless some accident occurs). Tracking code will be sent to you to ensure secure shipment.

Insurance: A-Janaika covers 100% of purchase if the price of the item exceeds JPY 500,000. If the item is damaged or lost in the delivery* the customer receives either a 100% refund or a replacement item.*Subject to insurance company assessment. A damage or broken parts can be covered in above-mentioned insurance within 7 days from its arrival.
Cancellations: While we have a no-cancellation policy, we make sure to clearly communicate with all our customers to determine the correct item is requested before transactions are made.
Customs & Duty: As customs and duty vary from each country, this cost is incurred by the customer.