*Main parts are made of iron
■Helmet bowl: Hoshi Kabuto riveted by 18 iron plates with black lacquering
*Hoshi means stars. You can see a lot of star-like shapes on this helmet
■Front decoration: Kuwagata(hoe shape) and Dragon face(wooden)
■Neck guard: Black lacquered neck guard laced with dark blue color (4 layers)
■Cuirass: Black lacquered cuirass laced with dark blue lacing
■Shoulder guards: black lacquered shoulder guards laced with dark blue color(7 layers)
■Kusazuri: black lacquered shoulder guards laced with dark blue color(5 layers)
Kusazuri is a skirt of plates attached to the cuirass
■Armored sleeves: black lacquered armored sleeves
*Every armor on our website is wearable. Suitable size is under 180cm high and under 110cm around the waist. If you have a special request, we might be able to customize with extra price.
*Each armor comes with a black lacquered wooden storage box and a wooden stand to have the armor stay still on the box. And there is an instruction paper printed in English for you to assemble and to wear the armor.
*It takes about one or two months to produce this armor since this is handmade.
* You can only order ONE armor per purchase.
Samurai Museum is located in Tokyo, Japan, exhibiting antique artifacts related to the Samurai history. Samurai Museum Shop is the place for those who are interested in Japanese culture and craftsmanship. We deal with antique Samurai swords/armor, traditional crafts made in Japan and so on.
We accept payment through Stripe(Credit card) or PayPal, both of which are secure payment methods. If you prefer other payment method, please contact us. After confirming the payment from you, we will apply for an export permit. You can either pay in JPY, USD, EUR or GBP. The price is decided in Japanese Yen. The price in other currencies is calculated automatically based on the exchange rate.
We normally ship via EMS (Express Mail Service) provided by Japan Post. It usually takes at least 5-14 days to deliver the package after you place an order. We will use DHL instead for those who ordered from USA or Australia as EMS temporarily stops shipping to these countries due to COVID-19. We offer Free International Shipping as long as we can ship your order by either EMS or DHL. (USA, Australia only)
We will inform you of the order’s tracking number via email. Please make sure you fill out your valid email address correctly.
*Please keep in mind that due to the spread of COVID-19, there might be delays in shipping. If you like to know the detail about shipping, please feel free to ask us.