Shibari, commonly referred to as Kinbaku (though there are some differences between the two disciplines), is an ancient Japanese artistic form of rope bondage that has many styles and uses. In Shibari (the action of tying someone up) the rigger, (or as I will be referring to them: rope spider) creates almost geometric patterns and…

Rope Allergy.

This is why treating your raw jute is a good idea and being a Chemistry graduate, I would be remiss if I didn’t do it with SCIENCE!!!