Sensu 扇子 (Foldable Fan)
“Sensu” [扇子/せんす] is a tool to make a wind by fanning it.
“Sensu” is a kind of fan, which born and grew up in Japan.
The origin of “Sensu” were introduced from China in Nara period and developed by Japanese craftman to collapsible fan, using thin sheet of cypress wood.
Then “Sensu” became popular among aristocracy.
They used them for ceremonies and as accessories.
In Edo period, “Sensu” were widespread to commons.
Nowadays, “Sensu” is popular as souvenirs.
There are many kinds of “Sensu”, so you can find your favorite one.
“Sensu” is also really convenient fan, cause it is easy to carry, but once you open it, you can get much wind.
Our symbol mark is fearturing “Sensu” and four seasons as its motif.
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