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L004

Red Iyozane Armor w/Jinbaori

by Marutake. 100% Handcrafted in Kagoshima, Japan.

US$ 5,380
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Completion Time: 4-7 weeks

It takes from 4-7 weeks to finish this product without custom sizing.



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George K (NY, USA)
It is far more elegant and beautiful than I would have imaged from the web pictures. I am extremely impressed by the heaviness of the materials and the lacquer finish..
Daniel Gwee (Singapore)
I was simply delighted by the close fit despite not being custom made; amazed by its relative light weight; thrilled by the superb lacquer finishing and held in highest respect the exquisite craftmanship!
Ronnie Colwell, UK
Now is a great opportunity for anyone who has an interest in the culture of Japan to have a piece of artwork of there own, the workmanship is beyond belief, and the quality is superb...
Daniel Simpson (OH, USA)
An amazing piece of craftmanship. Unique in every way with painstaking detail. Extreme attention to every part of the yoroi.


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Product Description

The Ultimate Work Of Iron

Throughout the course of Japanese history, red hued Yoroi have come to represent the noble attributes of “honor” and “valor.” One can find numerous tales and accounts of red-clad warriors, staking their honor and their lives in single combat, leading pivotal attacks, and making valiant last stands. Those that don the red armor become part of a greater tradition – one shared with famous warlord clans such as Takeda, Ii, Sanada and Maeda. This very armor’s tradition was referenced, once again, when it was featured in the recent Tom Cruise and Ken Watanabe film, “The Last Samurai.”

A JINBAORI surcoat comes with.


The Iyozane, literally in the proper name of the armor, refers to the fact that this Yoroi is made up of hundreds of small, Iyozane iron plateshandcrafted iron plates, instead of one flat iron sheet. The quality craftsmanship of our artisans can also be appreciated in the intricately crafted chainmail sleeves and Haitate thigh-guards. Whether a fan of history or Hollywood, this armor is an incredible, wearable work of art, and will arrive in a beautiful, black lacquered wooden storage box that doubles as a display stand for your Yoroi.
This suit's body armor is constructed by hand, using multiple iron pieces, beautiful lacings and elaborately crafted chainmail. This Yoroi armor comes with all parts and accessories listed in the charts below, and can be worn.

Principle parts of this set are made of iron.

Includes - Specifications

  • Helmet Bowl - Dark Red lacquered 18 iron plates Koboshi kabuto
  • Neck Guard - Dark Red lacquered 5 iron plates with Black lacings
  • Header Board - Brass Spade
  • Body Armor - Dark Red Lacquered Iyozane-Do two plates w/ Black dotted Braid Lacings
  • Shoulder Guard - Dark Red lacquerd & Black braid lacings
  • Tasset - Dark Red lacquerd & Black braid lacings
  • Armored Sleeve - Dark Red tubu-style (Tsutsugote) armor guards.
  • Shin Guard - Dark Red
  • Thigh Guard Apro - Dark Red lacquerd & Black braid lacings

  • Hand Crafted Warload Jinabaori surcoat

Also Comes With:

Your armor will also come in a black lacquered wooden storage box that doubles as a beautiful Armor Standstand for you to proudly display your armor, along with the wooden stand to have the armor stay sitting straight up on the box.
  • Black Wooden Storage Box with Carry Handles
  • Black Wooden Display Stand
  • Assembly instructions (English/Japanese)
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What Makes Our Armors Special

Custom Sizing

Our armors are designed to fit average Japanese adults up to 175cm (5 3/4') tall, with up to 41" (105 cm) chests. If you need a larger size, we would be happy to offer you our custom sizing option to ensure the perfect fit. A slight fee (up to 40% of the listed price) may be charged, depending on your measurements. It will take 1 to 2 additional weeks to complete a custom sized suit of armor. You need to fill your key measurements such as height, chest circumference, waist, head circumference to request a price quote for custom order.

Personalize Your Armor's Colors

We would be happy to provide you with the option of changing the color scheme of the lacquer finishes and/or braid lacings of your Yoroi. If we carry the color you want in our stock, the change is absolutely free.
Braid Color Options
Available Braid color:White, Yellow, Green, Orange, Purple, Blue, Dark Blue, Brown Black, Red

Family Crest

A number of traditional Japanese family crests can be added to your armor's chest and/or the storage box for free. You can choose your favorite samurai crest from our list.

>> Detail Information about Custom Options






Hederboard can be chamged to Crest-Brass for free




Tsutsu-Gote ot Tube style arm guard is designed for high-ranked warloard.

A Closer Look at the QualitySamurai Armor Artisan
We at Samurai Store International know that true Samurai fans could never be satisfied with the inferior, mass-produced armors that come out of many parts of the world. That is why we only offer authentic, life-sized, wearable Samurai armours and helmets that are 100% handcrafted in Japan by skilled craftsmen.

100% Handcrafted in Japan

by the world's preeminent Samurai Armor manufacturer. Each suit of armor is modeled after examples found in museums, private collections, temples, shrines, hidden storehouses of Samurai clans and other historical sources. All pieces are painstakingly handcrafted by experienced artisans, using authentic methods and materials.

Materials

Materials for Samurai ArmorPrincipal parts of the armors and helmets are made of iron or genuine leather, never with plastic. The results of this commitment to quality are finely finished, superbly detailed suits of Samurai Armor that look just as incredible on as they do on display.
Location of Manufacturer

Japan's Premier Artisans

The manufacturer, Marutake (丸武) is Japan’s, and the world’s, premier producer of fine Samurai Yoroi Armor. Located in Satsuma-Sendai city of Japan’s southwestern Kagoshima prefecture, their reputation for creating products of unparalleled quality has given them over a 90% share of the Japanese armor market. From television dramas, such as “Yoshitsune,” to feature films, including Akira Kurosawa’s classics, “Kagemusha,” and “Ran,”. Marutake has shared the spirit of the Samurai with the world. Having produced thousands of suits of armor, their clientele extends from the entertainment industry to temples, museums, and even the Queen of England.

Samurai Armor Artisans from Samurai Store International
All pieces are painstakingly handcrafted by experienced artisans, using authentic methods and materials. Even a small header board, splint, or helmet lining will be completed by a skilled, veteran artisan. In fact, a single suit of armor may require the specialized skills of over 30 craftsmen. Note how all of the iron pieces for both the body armor and helmets are being fashioned by hand. Our parts are never machine- pressed, as with other manufacturers. The skilled artisans store the precise designs, details and measurements in their heads and in the muscle memory of their hands, as it takes 5-10 years to become an accomplished craftsman in this team.

The Authorized International Distributor

We at Samurai Store International are proud to partner with Marutake to provide you with these superior suits of Samurai armor. As the only authorized international distributor of Marutake's products, we are happy to offer these quality pieces to you at the best prices.


Product Details

Red Iyozane Armor w/Jinbaori (Life Size)

Product Number: L004
Price: US$ 5380 plus International Shipping
Product Condition: Brand New (Made-To-Order)
Product Location: Japan / Artisan: Marutake
Completion Time: 4-7 weeks
Product Dimensions:
H160cm, W60cm & D50cm (displayed)
H55cm, W45cm & D42cm (boxed)
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Product#: L004
Description: Red Iyozane Armor w/Jinbaori
Price: US$ 5,380

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Custom Sizing (optional)

All measurements must be in inches or meters


Chest Circumference
Waist Circumference
Neck to Fingertip
Head Circumference

Our armors are designed to fit average Japanese adults up to 6’ (185 cm) tall, with up to 41” (105 cm) chests.
If you’ll be wearing your armor, and you want the perfect fit, please provide us with your measurements to the left.
(Tips on custom sizing)
Body Measurements

Custom Colors (optional)
We would provide you with the option of changing the color scheme of the braid lacings and/or lacquer finishes of your Yoroi. If we carry the color you want in our stock, the change is absolutely free. Please specify the color scheme of your armor here. (Tips on Custom Colors)

Examples:
Change the braid lacings to all Black
and change the lacquer painting to Dark Green.
Available Free Braid Color:
White, Yellow, Green, Orange, Purple, Blue, Dark Blue, Brown Black, Red.

Available Free Lacquer: Black, Red, Brown


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