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Oak Hyoshigi

Popular Japanese Wooden Clapper

Hyoshigi is a popular Japanese instrument and often used in festivals, traditional performing arts and sumo wrestling. The cracking sound makes the opening of taiko performance special. There's no right playing style but people often hit hyoshigi in front of their belly button and breast. This hyoshigi is made of a hard wood, kashi (oak). Kashi hyoshigi is the most popular type. It reminds people of the beginning of the event like when it is played in the beginning of the sumo match. Or, it makes people pay attention to something like beware of fire. String which connect hyoshigi comes with it.

  • Popular Percussion Instrument
  • Recommended for Sumo Wrestling and Opening Ceremony, or else
  • Hung from Neck with String
  • Made of Hard Wood
  • Material: Karin (Oak)
  • Dimensions: 27cm x 3cm x 4cm (About 11in x About 1in x About 2in)
  • Weight: About 600g (About 1.3lb)
  • Custom Name Engraving is Available (Option)
  • Please Tell Us Custom Name When Ordering
  • Order Processing Time: About 7-30 Business Days
  • Order Processing Time: About 14-50 Business Days (Hyoshigi w/ Custom Name Engraving)

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  • Hi there - Do you provide "kanji" name engraving for the hyoshigi? I would like to order several and order with custom kanji engraving if possible.

    Thank you for your message. 
    Cusom name engraving is available and costs 6,000JPY for both side.