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Akihiko Izukura

Akihiko Izukura, descendant of a long line of master silk weavers who created kimonos and obis for the imperial family in Japan for centuries, has taken his passion for weaving and dyeing in contemporary directions. The Kyoto-based designer works mainly in silk, transforming thread into hand-woven “wind like” fabrics.

Essential to his creative process is his philosophy of “zero waste.” His raw materials are silk cocoons which produce both a fine silk thread and a more coarse raw silk. Following a process that is over 2,000 years old, the silk is hand dyed with subtle colors made only from natural materials, such as insects and plants. It is then braided, knitted or woven on looms. The leftover silks are used to develop ceramic glazes and handmade paper.

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AKIHIKO IZUKURA: Capelet: Beige

AKIHIKO IZUKURA: Capelet: Beige

Hand-made, hand-woven, hand-dyed with natural materials (walnut). 75% silk, 25% linen.  One size.
$240.00

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AKIHIKO IZUKURA: Jacket: Yellow Bolero

AKIHIKO IZUKURA: Jacket: Yellow Bolero

Yellow silk bolero jacket. May be worn either way up.
$455.00

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AKIHIKO IZUKURA: Scarf: 3-Color

AKIHIKO IZUKURA: Scarf: 3-Color

3-Color ruffled scarf. Hand-woven silk and linen. Hand-dyed with natural dyes. Dimensions: 44" long x 5" wide (widest point - some variation).
$190.00

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AKIHIKO IZUKURA: Asymmetry Jacket

AKIHIKO IZUKURA: Asymmetry Jacket

A favorite, sophisticated style, Akihiko Izukura's beautiful Asymmetry jacket, hand-woven and hand-dyed with all natural dyes. Shown in silk/linen with clove/lac/cochineal dyes (purple/black). Also may be available in silk/wool lac dye (blue/pink-purple), and silk/linen clove dye (greys). Please contact the gallery for availability and further...
$1,040.00

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AKIHIKO IZUKURA: Haori Jacket

AKIHIKO IZUKURA: Haori Jacket

Haori Jacket from the studios of Izukura. Black silk. One size.
$560.00

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AKIHIKO IZUKURA: Ichimatsu Jacket

AKIHIKO IZUKURA: Ichimatsu Jacket

Another remarkable creation by Akihiko Izukura: the Ichimatsu Jacket, hand-woven and hand-dyed with all natural dyes. Shown in clove (greys). This item may be available by special order only. Please contact the gallery for availability and further information on sizing, color and delivery schedule.
$790.00

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AKIHIKO IZUKURA: Jimon Jacket

AKIHIKO IZUKURA: Jimon Jacket

$1,315.00

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AKIHIKO IZUKURA: Nomade Jacket

AKIHIKO IZUKURA: Nomade Jacket

Akihiko Izukura offers a beautiful jacket: Nomade Jacket, hand-woven and hand-dyed with all natural dyes. Shown in silk-wool-linen, clove dye (dark greys). This item may be available by special order only. Please contact the gallery for further information on availability, sizing, color and delivery schedule.
$1,115.00

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AKIHIKO IZUKURA: Rokuama Border Jacket

AKIHIKO IZUKURA: Rokuama Border Jacket

Akihiko Izukura's beautiful Rokuama Border jacket is hand-woven and hand-dyed with all natural dyes. Shown in silk with clove dye (greys). This item may be available by special order only. Please contact the gallery for availability and further information on sizing, color and delivery schedule.
$915.00

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AKIHIKO IZUKURA: Wave Coat

AKIHIKO IZUKURA: Wave Coat

From Kyoto, Japan, weaving master Akihiko Izukura: An extraordinary wool and silk asymmetrical coat, in Mr. Izukura's fascinating weave pattern, "Wave". Handmade; hand-dyed using only natural dyes. This style may be available by special order in color swatches shown: navy blue, white, beige, sage green, purple, burnt orange; and, as shown in...
$1,369.00
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