In this article, we’ll introduce only the best Japanese fashion accessories, from ornate kanzashi (Japanese-style hair pins) to necklaces, earrings in the shape of Japanese characters, and porcelain bracelets. All of these items were scored based on various factors such as price, materials, and style.
1. Pixnor Japanese Hair Clip,Japanese Tsumami Hair Pin Kimono Flower Hairpin Band Clip Japanese Hair Accessories for Women Girls (Purple)
“Kanzashi” refers to ornate Japanese hair clips, usually worn when one dons a kimono. Although this particular kanzashi wasn’t made in Japan, it is very well priced for being made out of fabric. It’ll look great when worn together with a kimono at a casual party, but that doesn’t mean it won’t add a bit of extra charm to any other outfit! This kanzashi comes in several colors, so you can easily match it to the color of your kimono. The purple kanzashi is especially recommended for how refined it looks.
Color: Purple / Black / Blue / Pink / Red
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2. Hanafuri Hair Clip | Owari Butsugu
This copper hair clip goes great with any outfit, including kimono. It has a sweet design, with cherry blossom flowers slightly overlapping each other. Each piece was sculpted and colored into a gradation by the hands of skilled craftspeople. You can’t miss out on this kind of quality for this price!
Size: 1.18″ * 3.74″ (3.0 cm * 9.5 cm)
Brand: Wayuan (Owari Butsugu)
3. White Japanese Akoya Saltwater Cultured Pearl Necklace for Women in 18 Inch Length with 14K Gold – THE PEARL SOURCE (yellow-gold)
This gorgeous necklace was made using plenty of Japanese pearls and will go great with any kind of dress or kimono. It does have a hefty price tag, but that’s only natural given its look and make which make it suitable even for formal occasions. For reference, a normal necklace made with Japanese pearls can easily cost up to a million yen (that’s $10,000 USD)! You can also choose the pearl size (to a certain extent).
Size per Pearl: 0.23-0.25” – 0.37-0.39” (6.0-6.5 mm – 9.5-10.0 mm)
Metal Type: Yellow-gold / White-gold
Brand: The Pearl Source
4. Pendant Sakura | Owari Cloisonne
This pendant with a modern design is the result of exquisite craftsmanship and a traditional crafting technique known as “Owari Cloisonné.” It has a lovely appearance that recalls Japan with its pastel coloring and cherry blossom paintings. It isn’t too ornate, so it’ll go well with any outfit, and even at this price, it’s an item that works for any kind of formal occasion, too.
Size: 1.18″ * 0.70″ (3.0 cm * 1.8 cm)
Material: Copper, silver, glassy glaze
Brand: KATO SHIPPO SEISAKUSYO (Owari Cloisonne)
5. Thank You Pierced Earrings One Ear K10 | Metal Casting
This 10-carat gold earring is designed around the Japanese alphabet – specifically, hiragana. The letters spell out “arigato,” or “thank you” in Japanese. The item represents gratitude and shows off the beauty of hiragana, including its lovely curvature. It’ll fit right in with any outfit.
Size: 1.25″ (3.2 cm)
Brand: SAORI KUNIHIRO (Metal Casting)
6. Tokoba Drop Earrings Akagiku Tsunagi (K18) Red | Edo Cut Glass
This top-quality set of earrings was handmade by a skilled artisan, who painstakingly cut grooves in the vermilion Edo-Kiriko glass to form patterns. It is a true work of art, especially since only top-notch artisans are capable of cutting into earrings as small as these. The gold parts are made of 18-carat gold, and the earrings would make an elegant accent to any formal outfit and occasion.
Size: L1.41″ (3.6 cm) * D1.18″ (2.9 cm) * W0.55″ (1.4 cm)
Color: Red / Blue
Material: Crystal glass, 18k gold
Brand: Kobayashi Glass Kogei (Edo Cut Glass)
Related article:▶ A Guide to the Traditional Japanese Craft: Edo-Kiriko Glass
7. 2016/ Saskia Diez Bracelet Drake Cuff No2 (Dami-Gradient) | Imari-Arita Wares
This elegant porcelain bracelet is an Imari-Arita ware product with a design that was inspired by fish scales. The gradation from black to white is stunning and will no doubt look incredibly sophisticated on your finger. It’s a slightly thick ring that would make a great accessory for someone with more refined tastes.
Size: φ2.56″ * H1.5″ (φ6.5 cm * H3.8 cm)
Weight: 0.29 lbs (130 g)
Brand: 2016/ Saskia Diez (Imari-Arita Ware)
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The information in this article is accurate at the time of publication.