The Invitation To Japanese Traditional Comb  Ver.2.09
  Japanese Traditional Combs;Kind and shape

  Shape of comb that spreads from Kyoto and Edo

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Kind and shape of Oroku Comb

A lot of the kinds exist though it is called generically "Orokugushi" in the Yabuhara. Oroku Comb is roughly divided into four kinds by the usage and the function. In addition, it is classified in detail by each shape, the size, and the difference, and the name is given.
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combSuki-Gushi

It uses it to comb the dirt such as dust and dandruff that adhere to the hair because it removes it. Comb to clean hair.
One per one of the hairs can be combed in detail with 0.5mm or less at intervals of teeth. The surface of the hair is beautifully straightened, and there is an effect of putting out original luster.
After the war, the production of SUKIGUSHI decreased rapidly by spreading and making the shampoo a custom.
The size of the comb is about 9cm-13cm . The numbers of teeth are 29-42 every 3cm.
both side comb
OROKU Ryouba
one side comb
OROKU Kataba
Comb of bamboo
TAKETOU
sawed comb
HIKITOU

Tokashi-gushiTokash-Gushi

It uses it to unpick the doing Japanese coiffure, and to arrange the hair. Comb with a little rough teeth. It is a comb in modern daily life to do the styling, and most of the comb generally used is this type.
The size of the comb : about 15-18cm. The comb craftsman is dividing into six kinds according to the number of teeth for every 3cm.
SUKIBA (15/3cm) AIBOSO (14) ARABA (13) AIBUTO (12) SASHIARA (11) ARABA (10)
rikyu comb
RIKYU
hukurikyu comb
HUKURIKYU
comb for men
OTOKO-GUSHI
Barbershop comb
SET-GUSHI

japan combSashi-Gushi(Kazari-Gushi,Nuri-Gushi)

Alias "Ornamental comb".After doing the Japanese coiffure,the disorder of the hair is straightened, and it uses it for the hair ornament.
Intervals of teeth are a little wider than that of Suki-Gushi, and the number of teeth is about 15 to 25 every 3cm.
kyo comb
KYO-GUSHI
kyo-round shape
KYOMARU-GUSHI
round shape
MARU-GUSHI
moon shape
TSUKIGATA-GUSHI

kamiyui comb Yui-Gushi

Comb used in traditional Japanese Hairstyles such as Japanese coiffures and Chonmage. It was chiefly supplied for the haircut profession such as Kamiyui and barbers. Still, it is traditionally used for sumo wrestling and maiko's hair stylings.
chonmage comb
CHONMAGE-GUSHI
bunkaki
BINKAKI
sujitate
SUJITATE
bundashi
BINDASHI
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