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- Shamisen & Other Items -

商品紹介 三味線・その他

Shamisen by the craftsmen of Komatsuya. Classical techniques of the shamisen craftsmen are passed down to modern craftsmen.

長唄三味線 紅木・花梨 リプル張り 完成品 Nagauta-shamisen, kouki/karin wood, an artificial skin “Ripple” used

Nagauta-shamisen, kouki/karin wood, an artificial skin “Ripple” used.

  • Neck: Karin wood, kouki (African wood) standard, kouki with gold tenons, etc.
  • Body: Karin wood
  • Skin: Ripple attached (for practice and performance purposes)

The Ripple, an artificial skin for the shamisen, is attached to the body of the shamisen created by the Japanese craftsman with passion to produce a high quality sound.

  • Karin wood shamisen: From JPY 70,000 (before tax)
  • Kouki (African wood) standard shamisen: From JPY 148,000 (before tax)

* The price depends on the material used and the process, etc.

地唄三味線 紅木・花梨 リプル張り 完成品 Jiuta-shamisen, kouki/karin wood, an artificial skin “Ripple” used

Jiuta-shamisen, kouki/karin wood, an artificial skin “Ripple” used.

  • Neck: Karin wood, kouki (African wood) standard, kouki with gold tenons, etc.
  • Body: Karin wood
  • Skin: Ripple attached (for practice and performance purposes)

The Ripple, an artificial skin for the shamisen, is attached to the body of the shamisen created by the Japanese craftsman with passion to produce a high quality sound.

  • Karin wood shamisen: From JPY 74,000 (before tax)
  • Kouki (African wood) standard shamisen: From JPY 152,000 (before tax)

* The price depends on the material used and the process, etc.

津軽三味線 紅木・花梨 リプル張り 完成品 Tsugaru-shamisen, kouki/karin wood, an artificial skin “Ripple” used

Tsugaru-shamisen, kouki/karin wood, an artificial skin “Ripple” used.

  • Neck: Karin wood, kouki (African wood) standard, kouki with gold tenons, etc.
  • Body: Karin wood
  • Skin: Ripple attached (for practice and performance purposes)

The Ripple, an artificial skin for the shamisen, is attached to the body of the shamisen created by the Japanese craftsman with passion to produce a high quality sound.

  • Karin wood shamisen: From JPY 124,000 (before tax)
  • Kouki (African wood) standard shamisen: From JPY 160,000 (before tax)

* The price depends on the material used and the process, etc.

しゃみ小町 お土産三味線 Shami-Komachi, souvenir shamisen

Shami-Komachi, souvenir shamisen

  • Materials: Japanese cedar or cypress, artificial skin Ripple, threads, and bridges (“Koma”)
  • Size: 72 cm in height and 24 cm in width

A souvenir shamisen that can be played actually. So highly aesthetic that it is recommended to decorate the interior of your house.
This is an ecological and environment-friendly product that uses Japanese lumber obtained from thinning. The product is made by Japanese craftsmen with the greatest care (made in Japan).

  • From JPY 19,850 (before tax)

* The price depends on the material used and the process, etc.

床几椅子 侍チェア Folding stool, Samurai Chair TONO

Folding stool, Samurai Chair TONO

  • Materials: Ripple, an artificial skin for the shamisen, and Hiba, a kind of cypress.

Folding stool using the Ripple, an artificial skin for the shamisen. This folding stool, which can be regarded as the origin of the Ripple, is put into commercial production! The development of the Ripple started from this folding stool.
The Ripple, an artificial skin for the shamisen, is a product developed by the President of Komatsuya, who was inspired in his childhood by a folding chair made by his brother. On one day in his childhood, he was impressed by a bouncing sound made by flipping a finger against the cloth that covered the seat of the folding chair, when the cloth was so tight while the folding chair was unfolded.

  • JPY 30,000 (before tax)

* The price depends on the material used and the process, etc.

Beware of counterfeits of our products.

All of our genuine products have the serial number printed on the body and the warranty card.
Kindly understand and be advised that we do not warrant or handle any counterfeit products brought to us.
Please note that we assume no responsibility for any troubles, failures, accidents, etc., resulting from the purchase and use of counterfeit products.

- Features of the Ripple -
An artificial skin for the shamisen

  • Passion of craftsmen and staff

    PASSION OF CRAFTSMEN AND STAFF

    We take pride in creating the product with more passion than any others. We thank all concerned for their support in developing the Ripple.

  • Long life

    LONG LIFE

    The Ripple lasts longer with a higher durability. The strength is higher than the conventional real or synthetic skin.

  • Water resistant

    WATER RESISTANT

    Suitable for outdoor concerts and festivals. Sudden rain is not a concern.

  • Sound conscious product

    SOUND CONSCIOUS PRODUCT

    Certified by the Japan Acoustic Lab. We will continue to promote research and development.

  • Your original design

    YOUR ORIGINAL DESIGN

    Variation in shamisen skin color is not limited to white. The color is optional, and your original skin can be designed. Choose freely from lovely ones to cool ones.
    The Ripple will continue to evolve so that your shamisen life can be more lovely.