FAQs

What's a Haramaki?

The Haramaki (kidney warmer) originated in Japan in the 16th century.  Worn by the Samurai under their armour to protect the stomach and kidneys.  Five centuries on, they are still worn and appreciated in Japan for their health promoting properties.  The Haramaki's (kidney warmers) function is to maintain the body's core warmth.  This in turn helps to boost blood circulation, ease back aches and soothe abdominal ailments.  Now worn as the ultimate super efficient base layer.

Bamboo Haramaki (kidney warmers/base layers) £20.00 each plus £1.50 P+P in the UK.  Bamboo haramaki made from 93% bamboo viscose with 7% elastane; feels like silk next to the skin.
Fashion Haramaki (kidney warmers/base layers) £12.50 each plus £1.50 P+P in the UK.  Fashion haramaki made from 95% cotton viscose with 5% elastane; like T-shirt material.

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Size Guide and Returns Policy 

Your Ukiyo-Go Haramaki (kidney warmer) has been handmade in the UK especially for you. It should be snug fitting but not restrictive for maximum comfort and insulation. 

The Bamboo range are unisex and designed in the traditional way to fold over making them a 'double layer'. Making the bamboo haramaki the ultimate super light weight base layer.

The Fashion range are designed with the European female figure in mind.  A small will fit a standard UK 8-10, a medium will fit a size 12-14 and a large a 16-18.

If your handmade haramaki doesn’t fit properly we are always happy to do swaps.  Just return to Ukiyo-Go, The Wool Hall, 12 St Thomas Street, Bristol BS1 6JJ.

Or if this section hasn't answered your query please call Claire on 07816  533397 or send an email to claire@ukiyo-go.co.uk

We are always happy to talk Haramaki!

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