A masterpiece that captivates with its beautiful shape
Female Hina doll artist Hisayu Shimizu
Hina dolls with an elegant and sophisticated appearance of Heian beauty that exude a presence like no other.
The soft, wrinkle-free, natural kimonos are made by actually tailoring and dressing the dolls.
The uniform hem and layering around the sleeves make the frame look beautiful, highlighting the beauty of the silhouette. Using traditional Japanese patterns and colors that are faithful to history, it expresses luxury and elegance.
In addition, ``Kozo'' is used for the lining, and it is made with durability in mind while being delicate, so you can display it beautifully for a long time.
By harmonizing colors born from Kuyu's unique sensibilities and carefully selected materials, he not only strives for perfection, but also creates masterpieces that touch the hearts of those who hold them.
Elegant and elegant beauty
Beautiful silhouette when viewed from 360 degrees
In particular, for female dolls, we aim to bring them as close to the real thing as possible, and we take a lot of time and effort to dress them, including the uniform frame-shaped hem and sleeves, and even the back of the doll, which cannot be seen from the front.
Finest costumes - Pure silk dyed -
Colors that are faithful to history using ancient Japanese patterns
A one-of-a-kind piece that expresses luxury and elegance.
Attention is paid to even the smallest details, such as the construction of the fish bags and stone belts.
Kuyu's modern color sense stands out with its elegant and sophisticated Heian beauty, and the supple form stands out beautifully with the finest obi fabric. Only Kobo Hiina can handle a wide variety of high-quality fabrics and obi patterns.
Noble and elegant color gradation and dressing techniques. Harmony of sensitivity and materials. Expressing new beauty, it will not only be a pursuit of perfection, but also a masterpiece that will touch your heart, born from Kuyu's unique sensibility.
A clear and dignified face
He has a workshop in Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture. The face is sophisticated and elegant, with careful attention to detail, including not only the original model but also the brushwork and makeup. Pure silk is used for the hair. The transparent and dignified expression attracts many customers even in stores.
Tool set carefully selected by Hisayu Shimizu
Surrounding tools exist to make the doll stand out more beautifully. Among these, folding screens and decorative stands play such an important role that they influence the overall image.
The simple structure, which highlights the dolls with carefully selected folding screens and decorative stands, exudes high quality and elegant artistry.
■ Specially made decorative stand ■
This stylish decorative stand has a depth and width that is well-calculated for modern rooms.
The Echizen Shin-lacquered decorative stand has a discreet yet ``mirror finish'' that reflects on dolls and folding screens that cannot be seen from the front, creating a more luxurious atmosphere.
The [Hiina] logo is proof of authenticity.
Hisayu Shimizu's Hina dolls have the taste of arts and crafts that stand out from mass-produced products.
High-quality items that you will never get tired of choosing from an adult perspective are dolls that you will want to display even after your child grows up healthy and becomes an adult.
Please enjoy this wonderful Hinamatsuri that will bring smiles to your family's faces for years to come.
[Hisayu Shimizu Career]
Born in Gamagori City, Aichi Prefecture in 1938
From the age of 18, she aspired to become a doll maker when she was married to her husband.
1965 Certified as a Hina Doll Craftsman
1986 Established Yusoku Kobo “Hiina”
Since 1993, he has been demonstrating the production of Hina dolls at Takashimaya in Tokyo.
2008 NHK Nagoya Hot Evening “Tokai no Takumi” coverage aired
2010 Japanese color and layered color exhibition in Himeji sponsored by Asahi Shimbun
2011 Exhibited at "JAPANN EXPO Japanese Culture Festival in Paris"
2012 Exhibited at "TBS Doll Show 2nd"