Treating and caring for your shibari ropes

We’ve written a couple of blog posts over on our online store about rope treatment, rope care and how to choose the oils and waxes for your ropes. These are based on the most frequent questions we get about this in the studio and online.

We’ll be writing about ropes and other shibari related materials and equipment on our ShibariStore.com blog, so take a peek if you’re a rope geek like us!

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Rope kits now available!

Choosing what to get from our shop just got a whole lot easier now that we have created rope kits! There are three rope kits to choose from: the ‘Starter Kit’, the ‘Levelling Up Kit’ and the ‘Full Kit’ and you can scroll down for photos, content and prices.

The ‘Starter Kit’ is perfect for those starting out as 4 ropes will get you enough rope to tie the whole body and get creative with floor ties; the ‘Levelling Up Kit’ is ideal for those progressing into partials and basic suspension as the addition of 4 extra ropes allows for mainlines to be added to your ties; and finally the ‘Full Kit’ is our most complete kit for those who have moved into more complex suspensions and transitions, the addition of 7 ‘shit bits’ equivalent to 2 extra ropes is perfect for accenting ties (such as hair, fingers, toes).

We have also recently added tenuguis (tea towels) to our collection which are great for wrapping up your ropes in a bundle or serve as blindfolds. The tenuguis are made in the studio and the fabric is likely to vary in pattern and design (… but all skull themed!).

We now also stock suspension rings: large wooden with webbing or small metal without webbing (great for those who tie with carabiners), as well as bamboo which is cut to measure for you.

To order your own kit, drop us a line at anatomie.studio@gmail.com – our online shop is coming later this year at http://www.shibaristore.com!

★ Say hello to our new rope kits! ★

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★ The ‘Starter Kit’ includes 4 ropes, EMT shears and paste ★ Price: £61 ★
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★ The ‘Levelling Up Kit’ includes 8 ropes, EMT shears, paste, one tenugui and a choice or ring (wooden or metal) OR bamboo ★ Price: £135 ★
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★ The ‘Full Kit’ includes 12 ropes plus 7 ‘shit bits’, EMT shears, paste, oil, one tenugui and a choice of suspension ring (large wooden or small metal) OR bamboo ★ Price: £205 ★

★ More products ★
Product Price List (original)

Anatomie ropes featured in AS ONE | ‘Corner Time’

We are proud to share that our friend and studio attendee Despina Zacharopoulou is doing a long duration performance in Greece as part of AS ONE – a project commissioned by the NEON Organisation and the Marina Abramović Institute (MAI).

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Despina Zacharopoulou | ‘Corner Time’

Despina’s piece is called ‘Corner Time’ in which she explores the mental spaces that open up during control exchange in human relationships.

And we are proud to say that the rope being used is Anatomie Studio rope!

Over the course of seven weeks, for eight hours per day, the artist will “host” the audience in an enclosed space and perform a set of actions combining methods and goals drawn from practices of meditation, discipline and restriction. The goal of this piece is to create potent, experimental situations of control exchange while playing with the multiple functions of the gaze: a mechanism for introspection, surveillance, recognition and communication.

The performance is taking place at the Benaki Museum every day 10/03/2016 – 24/04/2016