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[SOLD OUT] Hand-weaven Waraji 手編み草鞋

Ono Shrine Workshop 小野寺藁工房


Waraji "草鞋" Sandal
For men with foot size of approx. 25-26cm

Package dimensions: W31cm, D27.5cm, H6cm

Materials: Rice straw, strap: Vinyl

Made at Onodera straw workshop "小野寺わら工房" in Okusyu City, Iwate Prefecture, "岩手県奥州市" Japan

Custom Made

Product code: 000MM0001


Feel the rustic warmth of this hand-made Waraji "草鞋" sandal made in small straw workshop in Iwate prefecture.

It uses vinyl instead of traditional straw for maximum confort for the wearer

Unlike Zo-ri "草履" sandal, Waraji "草鞋" sandal fit the shape of your feet perfectly, bringing confort to the wearer even on a long trip or mountain climb. You can actually feel the ground with your feet.


Wara-ji "草鞋" Sandal is a traditional flip flop made from rice staw. It consist of flat sole base with a long strap from the toe to the heel, and 3 loops; 2 on the side called Chi "乳" and one at your heel.
Tie your strap using those loops to firmly attach the sandal to your feet.

It was popular choice of footwear among long-distance traveller and hiker in old Japan.

As Matsuo Basho "松尾芭蕉" wrote in his poetry; "あやめ草 足に結ばん 草鞋の緒" which can be translated to "Iris blossoms, I shall bind my cords of my Waraji"

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*Subject to insurance company assessment. A damaged or broken parts can be covered by above-mentioned insurance within 7 days from its arrival.

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