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How to treat jute ropes for shibari

Posted by Fred Hatt on

Treating your own ropes can be rewarding and is also a good way to save money if you have the time to spare! We sell ropes that have been conditioned and are ready to use as soon as they arrive. We also sell raw rope and even reels, as well as all the materials you need to do the treatment yourself. For further information on care and maintenance, check out an earlier blog post here.  

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Why are Shibari jute ropes expensive?

Posted by Anna Bones on

This is not an unreasonable question and there are reasons for this! For starters jute ropes made for shibari are "single ply" which means that they are made in a different way to modern rope manufacturing (which tends to be "double ply"). For this reason the ropes have to come from specialist suppliers who make the ropes to this particular specification. This is an '"old school", more traditional way of making rope that is not the standard in modern industry. Secondly, when you find cheap sources of jute rope online, even if advertised as shibari rope, they will almost certainly be double...

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Caring for and maintaining your Anatomie ropes

Posted by Anna Bones on

After purchasing your new beautiful set of Anatomie shibari ropes, you may want to learn some tips on how to take care of them so that they stay pleasant to use for both you and your partner(s). Here are some of our tips. Storage There are several ways to store jute rope but by far the best way to take of them when they are not being used is to hang them. This will allow them to air and encourage them to stay straight. A convenient place to hang them would be over a curtain rail for example. Avoid getting your...

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