Category: Ropes

Nylon Rope

The nylon rope is another type of rope for shibari. People who practice Western shibari are pretty related to this type; it is the favorite one for most Americans. Moreover, decorative shibari has also a wide range of rope kinds. In particular, this practice focuses on the colored rope and its different sizes. This allows…
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Hemp Rope

Hemp rope is commonly in Japanese shibari. People refer to this type of rope as asanawa, which translates to”hemp rope”: “asa” (hemp) and “nawa” (rope). Japanese Shibari avoids synthetic ropes, so they normally use yute or hemp ones. Contrastingly, Western rope bondage uses some synthetic types such as nylon. In addition, they also employ cotton…
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Cotton Rope

Cotton rope is one of the most common types of ropes in Shibari. Although this is Japanese, cotton rope is not for Japanese shibari; rather, it is frequently for the Western version. The material of the rope varies in the style of shibari you will be practicing. This material is usually the most recommended rope…
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Yute Rope (Jupe Rope)

Yute Rope (or jute) is made from soft plant fibre. This kind of ropes is slightly rough to the tact, but it is lightweight and durable too. Yute’s sacred place in the vast world of bondage has its roots in shibari or kinkabu, the Japanese art of rope bondage. Shibari started in Japan a long…
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Shibari Rope Care

In this entry we will explain Shibari rope care. Hemp ropes are the most common for the practice of rope bondage. Their life span depends entirely on how you maintain and take care of yours. You need to keep them safe and increase their shelf life. Preservations Methods In order to properly store your ropes,…
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Twisted Monk Ropes

The one and only. The classic. Twisted Monk has been around since 2004 and has stood out for the quality of their ropes from the very beginning. You can find pretty much any kind of rope for Shibari that you are looking for ranging from hemp to cotton to POSH (spun polyester). Granted, they are…
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