Takara is treasure in Japanese. In Japan, treasure is not only a symbol of power, it is said to be congratulatory, auspicious things.
The etymology of treasure θησαυρος (thesauros) is the building to store.
takara of a kanji also expressed the state that a jewel and money are in the house in the same way, and we did the logo design of this kanji.
In Japan we are customs that decorate kabuto on children’s day of May every year. As kabuto are something that the samurai wear to protect, we decorate kabuto to protect our children from disaster and pray for them to grow strongly and healthily.
TAKARA KABUTO is a life-sized 3D-printed kabuto.
TAKARA KABUTO is a decorate item. You can not fight on the battlefield by wearing this.
We designed this kabuto with 3D CAD, output it with a 3D printer, and color it with acrylic paint.
TAKARA KABUTO is made-to-order.
You can order TAKARA KABUTO on the Origamix website, and we will print the kabuto and deliver it to you within 2-3 months. It paints by hand, so there are some differences from the photo.
This kabuto is not a replica. It is an original kabuto that we designed for appreciate while incorporating elements of traditional kabuto.
This is one type of kabuto called “Eboshi nari”. Designed the shape of a hat worn by a Japanese adult male in the Warring States period.
The pattern given on the whole surface is a pattern of arabesque with a fictitious flower called “housouge” which is used to decorate many Buddha statues and temples from the Heian era.
The butterfly’s crest is “Choumon” which is the most elegant crest of Japanese crest.
This kabuto is named “Tenshow”.
“Ten” is the concept of oriental thought that represents the space and existence above a person.
“Show” is to fly high in the sky using feathers.