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Mizuhiki Hair Ornament Making

Embark on a journey into the ancient art of Mizuhiki, where tradition meets innovation in the creation of exquisite hair ornaments!

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Mizuhiki Hair Ornament Making
Mizuhiki Hair Ornament Making

Time & Location

2024年5月12日 15:00

KizunaFiesta, 3F, 7-9-5 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo

About the event

Workshop Invitation:

Embark on a journey into the ancient art of Mizuhiki, where tradition meets innovation in the creation of exquisite hair ornaments!

Join us for an exclusive experience where you'll uncover the hidden meanings and cultural significance behind Mizuhiki while crafting your own stunning hair accessories.

Delve into the secrets of Mizuhiki's most iconic knot, the elusive "Ume musubi," mastering its intricate twists and turns in your chosen color palette.

But that's not all! Choose between a stylish barrette or an elegant hairpin to showcase your Mizuhiki masterpiece.

Not only is this a fantastic opportunity to create a unique accessory for yourself, but it's also a heartfelt way to craft something special for your loved ones. Imagine the joy of gifting a handmade Mizuhiki hair ornament to your mom, sister, friends, or anyone dear to your heart, whether it's for Mother's Day, a birthday, or any occasion worth celebrating!

Don't miss this rare opportunity to immerse yourself in a 1400-year-old tradition, brought to life in a contemporary setting. Let Mizuhiki captivate your imagination and adorn your style with its timeless beauty!






Material Fees:

The material fee for mizuhiki hair ornaments is 1,200 yen. 



Instructor Profile:

Kyoko Shigeta

Representative Director/Mizuhiki Creator WA-Modern Mizuhiki Association 

In 2012, Kyoko Shigeta encountered Mizuhiki in Kanazawa, where she studied under Kanako Inami, the director of Mizuhiki Art Hana. In 2014, she began Mizuhiki classes in Sendai. In 2019, she founded the WA-Modern Mizuhiki Association, establishing a qualification system, producing Mizuhiki ambassadors, and launching the association's Mizuhiki brand, "WA-Style."  As of 2023, Kyoko conducts Mizuhiki courses for individuals and corporations, offers Mizuhiki design proposals for businesses, and showcases and sells Mizuhiki products.  

Key Achievements: 

Exhibition Sales: 

- Held at galleries in Daikanyama, Aoyama, and others.  

Participation in Events:   

- Tokyu Bunkamura Gallery   

- Seibu Department Store Shibuya Store Special Invitational Event   

- Seibu Ikebukuro Main Store   

- Hankyu Umeda, and others.

Notable Collaborations:

- GUCCI: Mizuhiki motif creation and nationwide Mizuhiki demonstrations.

- Tokyo Metropolitan Government:

- Cooperation in creating introduction videos on Japanese culture and Mizuhiki for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

- Production of laurel crowns for the 1st anniversary event.   

- TBS: Cooperation in television program filming.   

- QUO CARD: Design and supervision of QUO CARD. 

- Ginza Itoya: Development and sales of fish series and ink series products.

- Tenshodo (Yamada Heiando Narita Airport Store): Sales.




2012年 金沢で水引と出会う

  水引art波華主宰 井波佳奈先生に師事

2014 年仙台で水引教室をはじめる

2019年 一般社団法人和モダン水引協会を設立。資格制度を設け、水引大使を輩出、協会の水引ブランド「WA-Style」の立ち上げ

2023年現在 個人および法人向け水引講座の開催、法人向け水引デザインの提案、水引商品の展示販売を行う  


■ 展示販売会


■ 出店


 ・東急Bunkamura Gallery

 ・西武百貨店 渋谷店 特招会


 ・阪急うめだ 等

■ 実績(敬称略)

 ・GUCCI  モチーフ制作、全国店舗にて水引デモンストレーション



  - 日本文化・水引の紹介動画撮影協力

  - 1周年記念行事:月桂樹の冠制作





 ・銀座伊東屋  お魚シリーズ、インクシリーズ商品開発及び販売


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