Recommended Japanese Small good things to buy Shops

The shops we want to recommend.

かづら清老舗 祇園本店 / Kazurasei Roho Gion Honten

They opened in 1865. At the beginning of the company's founding, they produced and sell wigs, Kamoji(a kind of hairpiece),and headdresses for actors and actoress. After that, they received orders from the Kyoto Imperial Palace and the ladies of the court and provided them for many years.
They products traditional Japanese hair accessory called Kanzashi and hair oil products made from camellia.

灯心庵 / Tosinan Used Kimono Shop

This store is located on Shinkyogoku Street. Please be careful not to overlook it because it is a very small shop. This is a much cheaper place to buy kimonos than other Second Hand Shops in the same area.

宮脇賣扇庵 / Miyawaki Baisenan

They were founded in 1823. The first generation from Mino (Gifu prefecture) was founded. The current shop name was named after the 3rd generation Shinbei, who enjoyed calligraphy and had deep exchanges with literary artists. Their products are highly appreciated. Fans that combine beauty and use, such as touch, opening, weight, and ease of use, have received high acclaim, and various original pictures are used on the fan surface, many of which are hand-drawn. The folding fan is said to go through the hands of craftsmen 87 times. The process is divided into more than 20. With the passage of time, it is becoming difficult to secure craftsmen. They secure excellent craftsmen and their skills, and are passionate about technology succession. In addition, only members produced by the Kyoto Folding Fan Fan Commerce and Industry Cooperative Co., Ltd. can produce “Kyo(Kyoto style) Folding Fan” that are produced domestically.

京極井和井 / Kyougoku Iwai

Used Kimono & Japanese traditional goods shop They are the shops my mother took me when I was little. Of course I still often buy small items and gifts here. Here you can buy everything from small and cute items to kimonos, tea utensils and tableware. Just watching it is a lot of fun.