The Japanese have a very high aesthetic consciousness and a feel for color. Would you like to be filled with the energy of a plant? Our designs’ deep hues express an elegance anout the wearer. By use of the new dyed technology of “Kusakizome”, we retain the botanical energy of the plant.

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Color

We think the sound of Japanese words is very beautiful. It makes us remember the spirit of wa (a sense of connectedness with all of Earth's things) that characterizes Japanese culture.

Suou

Dye: Rose (from Pakistan)

Floral language: warm heart

Rose is known as the fragrance that Cleopatra loved. As well as the sweet smell and its enchanting beauty, its known for giving powers of success, letting you accomplish your daily goals, while lending passion to provide courage. Its a vivid color with the spirit of the feminine deeply imbued within.

Seiji

Dye: Sage (from France)

Floral language: Consideration, happy family, Health, Longevity

Sage is famous around the world as the herb of immortality. This is reflected in its Latin etymology salvere (cure, save from death). There are many famous traditions about sage, for example; “He that would live for aye, must eat sage in May. “ Set sage in May, and it will grow, always. This herb is necessary for life.

Yamaaizuri

Dye: Olive (from Kagawa prefecture in Japan)

Floral language: Peace, Wisdom

Olive has long been a symbol of peace with the dove. The etymology from the Greek is “joy”. It is used as a food, cosmetics, medicine, and also for raw materials of soap. From its warm, soft green hue, a power is conceived bringing us light in times of darkness.

Noshime

Dye: Blueberry (from Canada)

Floral language: intelligence

The blueberry has been originally taken good care of as the plant is indispensable for life and in its crude, raw state holds significant antioxidant powers. Using the blueberry, has a special function to help the eye. Its finish on the fabric is a deep blue greenish body.

Sumikuro

Dye: Logwood (from Mexico)

Floral language: Amulet, Remission

The logwood has been loved as a tree of lucky charm and all colors (light). It has the power to pay the evil spirits, and it is said to have a calming effect on those wearing it. From this fact, it was also used to dye the robes of Buddhist. Significant too is that the coat of Napoleon incorporates Logwood dye.

Fuji

Dye: Lavender (from France)

Floral language: Daintiness, Gratitude, Pure heart

Lavenda (the washing) is its Italian etymology. It has an effect of repelling insects, also painkilling, also while being known as a thing healing fatigue. Both the heart and the body may be cleansed by such power.

Sumomo

Dye: European red elder (from Poland)

Floral language: caring, loveliness

European red elder has attracted popularity in Europe from old age. It possesses strong vitality and, not only known as food and medication, is also a herb against evil. Old people hung the branch on a door and a window and inserted a flower in a bag made from cloth to be worn as a charm.

Kokamo

Dye: Cape Jasmine (from China)

Floral language: Elegance, Civilization, Exultation

Cape jasmine, which is said to bloom in heaven, emits a pure white and fragrant scent. Because it was effective in expelling a wicked thing, the old person did it for a lucky charm. We use its fruit for dye. While it has effects protecting the liver, a hangover may be cured.

Keshizumi

Dye: Bamboo chachol (from Oita prefecture in Japan)

Floral language: Moderation, Consistence

Amazingly, bamboo charcoal is known to absorb the electromagnetic wave of electronic products, including personal computers. It has been to do so when worn or placed in a room. In addition, it has purification and deodorization properties, that can also be used for soil improvement. Humans use for various other functions including the sound effect of water to aid sleep.

Benihi

Dye: Bamboo chachol (from Oita prefecture in Japan)

Floral language: Moderation, Consistence

Bamboo charcoal is known to absorb the electromagnetic wave of electronics products, including personal computers, it is shown to be so when worn or placed in a room. In addition, it has purification and deodorization properties, also soil improvement. Humans use for various other functions including the sound effect of water to aid sleep.

Kisuisen

Dye: Marigold (from Egypt)

Floral language: Abiding love, Sparkle of life

Because Marigold bloomed on a festival day of the Virgin Mary, it is called "a golden flower of Maria". It was considered to be an excellent remedy for the restoration of youth in Ancient Egyptian times. This warm color means light, health, and continual reproduction.

Sakura

Dye: Cherry blossom (from Kagawa prefecture in Japan)

Floral language: Beauty of heart, Purity, Graceful female, Arcanum

It said that Sakura is a flower that makes one’s dream reality. This has a warm power reviving making a revival of love bin the heart. The pretty hue of cherry tree blossom is a color to make female skin beautiful.

Shima (stripe)

Combined 3 colors

Seiji(Sage), Fuji(Lavendar), Yamaaizuri(Olive)

DYE -plant dyeing-

Needless to say, opting to wear natural plant dyes is more in tune with our surroundings on this planet, while avoiding the disruptive effects chemically dyed products can have on our personal energies. Please enjoy Japanese traditional colors and find peace of mind.

CIHON TEC - Botanical Dye - ideas and systems

Deciding the material, color, pattern, design and style changing these can change the know-how of the 21st century fashion world.We think adding something that is not visible to naked eyes but the very thing can connect human with nature from inside and make us more strong and beautiful internally. 5000 years long history between human and nature has many knowledge and stories for new generation. Prioritizing that knowledge given by nature and trying to make them part of our everyday life is our continuing research and natural dye is one of them. Understanding the need of the market, selecting the right plant and using it color not only textiles but clothes, foods, plastic products, cosmetics and many other thing we use in our daily life is and will be our goal.


creation of DYE

*extracts from documents of CIHON TEC Co.,Ltd.

Coloring System

We research and come up with the best technique and create the recipe and data for the colour.

creation of DYE

*extracts from documents of CIHON TEC Co.,Ltd.

Creation of Dye

Natural colour can change according to the pH balance, contamination of metal and temperature.
Grinding, extracting water, changing the pH balance of natural dye to bring out the best colour is our researrch.

creation of DYE

*extracts from documents of CIHON TEC Co.,Ltd.

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