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Chrysanthemum Pouch – Abaeran Japanese Artisan Goods

Chrysanthemum Pouch


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  • ¥3,900

The Marugoku Chrysanthemum Pouch is a distinctive change from mass-produced pouches. Each pouch is handmade at the Hakodate Boys Prison in Hokkaido, Japan from 100% cotton. Branded with a patch logo with the kanji for (“prison”) → (“goku”) → (“獄”) placed inside a “circle" → (“maru”) → ("丸") denoting “a special product wholly made in prison” i.e. Marugoku.

The pouch featured here is embellished with Japanese chrysanthemums a symbol of longevity, rejuvenation, and autumn in Japan. The chrysanthemum motif evocative of retro-styled Shōwa period art design. 

Stash all you small daily essentials and must-haves in your Marugoku Indigo Prison Pouch to express your Japonesque flair on the go. Clip it on your belt loop or purse handle, or slip it into your main bag for easy access.

Size is in metric easily converted to inches with the conversion chart here

Product Highlights

  • Type: Pouch
  • Fabric:100% cotton
  • Dimensions: Width: 9cm | Height: 14.5cm | Depth: 2mm 
  • Color: Purple, green, magenta, and slate grey 
  • Belt Hook: Nondetachable metal swivel snap hook 
  • Belt Loop: Reverse side stitched tunnel loop
  • Belt Loop Dimensions: Width: 5.5cm | Height: 5cm
  • Front Closure: Round press metal snap button

The Marugoku Chrysanthemum Pouch sold by Abaeran Artisan Goods is a distinctive fashion accessory handmade in Japan.

The Marugoku Chrysanthemum Pouch sold by Abaeran Artisan Goods is a distinctive fashion accessory handmade in Japan.

The Marugoku Chrysanthemum Pouch sold by Abaeran Artisan Goods is a distinctive fashion accessory handmade in Japan.

Cleaning & Care Instructions:

Warm or hot water wash may cause color fading and fabric shrinkage. If your case becomes wet take care not to let it come in contact with items of clothing as color may bleed. Do not wash in water. For best results professional dry clean with a perchloroethylene or petroleum solution. Do not clean with a chlorine bleach agent


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Important Note

Goods Purchased from Abaeran for Personal Use

Please note that you may be charged import duties and/or local taxes for goods purchased from Abaeran, which your customs authority or postal service deems appropriate for goods transported across international borders. Your import duties and/or taxes are not included in the price of our goods. What is payable, if anything, generally depends on where the goods are sent from, the type of goods, their transactional value and the weight of the package. Please contact your local government customs authorities or postal service for detailed information.

Returns, Exchanges & Refunds:

Each case is guaranteed to be as pictured and described. Carefully inspected for defects prior to packaging and international shipping. Actual value is insured free of charge. However, because each pouch is handmade in limited quantities all sales are final and no returns, exchanges or refunds are accepted with the exception of actual value loss for insured orders that are confirmed by Japan Post EMS to be damaged, lost, or stolen during shipping. For additional details please contact us and see our FAQ page here.

Shipping and handling charges are calculated at checkout based upon your destination and the weight of the shipment. Minimum chargeable shipping weight per case is (500) grams for all shipping zones. Sent via: Japan Post EMS.

Product Features:

  • Handmade quality and unique craftsmanship
  • Soft padded interior for item protection
  • Great for travel or organizing 
  • Perfect for small daily essentials and must-haves 
  • Fashionable
  • Functional
  • Versatile
  • Durable
  • Distinctive retro-styled Japanese kanji Marugoku brand patch
  • A unique product for personal use, seasonal, birthday, or novelty gifts or sold at your brick-and-mortar boutique, or online shop!
  • Share as a unique conversation piece with family, friends, and coworkers





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