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Aizome Indigo Dyed Cushion Cover

Style:  
$ 150.00 USD

Unique and beautiful cushion covers carefully hand-dyed with Aizome (or Japan Blue) Japanese natural indigo by a local Mashiko artist/crafter Waratani. 

Each piece is hand-dyed at Waratani studio in Mashiko on soft natural Thai cotton cushion cover with zip, dyed using traditional techniques and 100% plant based natural materials. There are four different patterns available and all are one of a kinds.

Due to the nature of handmade products, there may be small unevenness in the dyed results.

The cushion covers are pre-washed so they will not shrink. 

*Inner cushion does not include.

Measurements: 45cm x 45cm / 17.7" x 17.7"
Material: 100% Thai Cotton

Hand-dyed in Mashiko, Japan


ABOUT THE ARTIST
Waratani is an Aizome indigo dye studio and brand run by Makoto Waragai. Originally from Fukushima prefecture, Makoto worked at a Indigo Dyeing Company in Tokyo for 4 years before moving to a craft town Mashiko in 2019 and then started his own aizome dyeing studio.

Waratani produces beautiful aizome products using traditional techniques and 100% authentic and natural plant based ingredients (the "ai" indigo plants he uses are grown in Tokushima prefecture where is known for the best indigo growing center) and no chemical is used in his work. 

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All orders are shipped from Japan using Japan Post mail services or Yamato Transport service. You may select your preferred way of shipping - you will see the shipping options with cost and time estimate upon checkout or at shipping calculator which appears at the bottom of the cart page. (*Temporarily we are unable to ship to certain countries as international mail services are suspended due to COVID-19.)

See here for the full information on shipping.

Shipping cost is determined by weight of the package and destination and it depends on the shipping option you select.

Orders are typically shipped within 1-5 business days of your purchase.

 

SHIPPING: UNITED STATES & AUSTRALIA

Currently EMS and Airmail services with Japan Post are suspended since April due to COVID-19 so we are temporarily shipping with either of the following options:

Yamato Transport / UPS EXPEDITED*: 1-2 weeks / Starts from $28
International Parcel by Sea/Surface: About 2 months (it can take over 3 months to the US) / Starts from $19

*You may be collected custom fee upon arrival of package and this is responsible of the customer not Uguisu.
*There are certain items that can not be sent by Yamato Transport such as tea and aroma mist.

 

SHIPPING: CANADA & MEXICO

Registered Airmail: 5-15 Business Days / Starts from $7
EMS: 5-7 Business Days / Starts from $20

SHIPPING: EUROPE*

Registered Airmail: 5-15 Business Days / Starts from $7
EMS: 5-7 Business Days / Starts from $22

*You may be collected custom fee upon arrival of package and this is responsible of the customer not Uguisu.

Returns Policy

We will only provide a refund in the event of damaged or defective items that we cannot replace. If you wish to return or exchange an item you must first contact us within 7 days of arrival by email at hello [at] uguisustore.com

We will not be able to accept return or exchange of items if contacted after 7 days of arrival, so please make sure to open the package and check the contents as soon as the package arrives.

All customers are responsible for shipping costs as well as duties on all returned items. We can not refund shipping if the package has already been shipped.

When the package for your order gets returned to us after no re-delivery is arranged when you needed to, we can resend you the package but you will need to pay for the postage again. If you choose to cancel the items, we can refund the amount for the purchased items but not the postage as it has already been shipped and is totally non-refundable.