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Kanzashi (簪) Pink

Kanzashi (簪) Pink

100% Deadstock cotton
The kanzashi hat is made up of 25 tsumami kanzashi fabric flowers,
126 handsewn petals. This hat provides a modern take on the traditional hair ornament. It is hand dyed with avocado pits saved from Celina's kitchen and is zero waste by design. The wooden beads have been sourced from a certified ethical origin, using wood from naturally fallen branches.
Regular price ₹25,000
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Size Guide

The important measurement for the Kanzashi Hat is your head circumference
at the point/ angle a hat sits. Make sure you consider your volume of hair and size up if necessary. The recommended sizing is as follows:
S/M: 54-56cm
M/L: 57-59cm
If between sizes please size up, the hat will soften and mould to your head
over time.
Custom: For custom sizing we will need a head circumference measurement
at the point where a hat would sit.



 Cut 126 squares ranging in size
 Fold petals using traditional folding techniques
 Overlock each petal to help it keep its shape
 Dye all squares in dye vat
 Wash and rinse the excess dye
 Machine sew the petals into flowers and hand sew the back of each petal to close.
 Join flowers by hand sewing to form the shape of the hat
 Add beads to the centre of the flowers
 Final touches and check for strength

Custom Sizing is available

This piece is handcrafted for you by Celina. Kindly allow them 3 to 5 weeks to prepare these beautiful pieces and send them out to you.

Care :
Store in shade away from any direct sunlight. Care Instructions are vital to prolonging the life of garments. Due to the delicate nature of Child of Society garments, special care is required.
Please hand wash and spot clean ONLY.
Wash with a PH neutral detergent to avoid splotching and colour variation (Not applied to indigo). Do not bleach or soak. Do not tumble dry, Dry in shade, Warm iron as required.
Colours and patterns of the fabric will vary slightly due to the nature of natural dyes and handmade design. Reflecting nature, colours will naturally change, mature, and fade over time, making it unique to you! I hope you find beauty in this process. The natural origins of this garment also allow it to be compostable! Please donate, upcycle, or dispose responsibly. For more ideas please reach out to


In Japanese culture, when one turns 20 years old, they participate in a Coming-of-Age Ceremony (seijinshiki). Part of this ceremony is to dress in a Furisode style Kimono with traditional hair accessories (kanzashi). When I celebrated my seijinshiki, I was given a box of traditional hair ornaments (kanzashi) to choose from, one being a tsumami hana kanzashi (pinched flower hair ornament).

Celina admired this kanzashi beauty as an accessory and as a representation of my culture. she would have liked to continue wearing it, however, could not see it fitting in with my current style/ wardrobe. This sparked the recreation of this hair ornament in a modern context. It prompts conversation about the evolving nature of cultural design and tradition.

Tsumami Kanzashi (簪) flowers are traditionally made with silk and starch/rice glue on a base. Traditionally, they are worn with consideration of the motifs that reflect the current season. In my interpretation, she has created a simple and seasonless 5 petal tsumami hana as the base flower. To accommodate the practical needs of a hat (i.e. flexibility, durability and comfort), the flowers are not constructed using the traditional method butrather sewing with thread.

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