It intended to indicate that it is a sacred place worthy of worship to a rope ... God.
Shimenawa is become a ward that separates the world and God's area, also plays role to ensure that does not turn things unclean in it.
In Japan, in order to greet the New Year in front of the New Year, you can decorate every year new rope.
Shimenawa is, outside the front door and, decorate etc. altar.
End large cleaning of December, it will decoration from ready to greet the year of God.
Christmas it will begin decoration since the 25th has passed. So as not to barely, to up to 28 days, let's decoration.
29th bad luck it through to the "double whammy", "bitter", also there is a custom to avoid since become overnight ornaments 31st.
Thus welcomed the year God of the New Year, you remove Once past the first seven days of the year, in general (you may want to 6, 2009) seven days, depending on the area (you may want to and 14 days) 15th Remove .
that the removed is baked in Sagicho January 15 (Dondo yaki), put a break on New Year event. Or, it may pay to the shrine.
In Baum, we made a colorful and glamorous shimenawa. I want to will enjoy the combination of cute colors of rope and flowers.
Material / shimenawa (paper) Artificial Flower
Origin / production method
Origin Japan handmade