Flooring Tatami for Tea Ceremony

Flooring Tatami for Tea Ceremony

  • Personal practice or
    personal serving of tea
    Two tatami mats
    from 20,000 JPY
  • Daily practice of
    Chado (tea ceremony)
    Four tatami mats
    from 40,000 JPY
  • Full-scale practice of Chado
    or tea ceremony at home
    Six tatami mats
    from 60,000 JPY

You can enjoy tea ceremony at your home
on the flooring tatami mats specially designed for Chado

  • 64 weaves
    Kyoma size tatami (*1)
    Tea ceremony

    Temae-tatami and Kyaku-tatami can be changed to Kyoma size tatami, so you can have an authentic tea ceremony even if your room is Edoma size.
    (*1) When you choose Chashitsume grade for Temae-tatami, you can follow manners in Chado perfectly.

  • Any room can be
    a tea-ceremony room
    Tea ceremony

    You can place the flooring tatami mats not only on wooden floor but also on tatami room. Any room can be transformed into a tea-ceremony room by reducing a size of Kayoi-tatami to fit for Edoma or apartment-seized rooms.

  • Easy to sit in
    the correct manner
    Tea ceremony

    Long hours of Seiza is sometimes troublesome. However, our flooring tatami mats use special cushion to reduce numbness in your legs. This is the idea of shop owner who practices Chado himself.
    (Seiza: sitting on one’s heels)

  • Lightweight and
    easy to bring
    Tea ceremony

    A flooring tatami mat is half the size of a Kyoma tatami.
    Therefore, even women can carry it easily.

  • Japanese rush grown
    in Kumamoto Pref.
    Tea ceremony

    High-quality rush grown in Kumamoto Pref. is used for the tatami facing. Skillful artisans of Motoyama Tatami Shop make them with great care.

We highly recommend for those who hope to:

  • Start practicing Chado at home even if you don’t have a tea-ceremony room
  • Practice Chado on Kyoma tatami mats
  • Practice Chado on 64 weaves (*1) tatami mats either Edoma or Kyoma room
  • Enjoy tea-ceremony in informal manner at home
  • Set up easily and be stackable when not in use
  • Practice Chado or hold a tea ceremony remotely
  • Sit comfortably even on flooring tatami mats
Tea-ceremony

(*1) 64 weaves tatami mats are available for Chashitsume grade only.

#01

What’s the difference from general flooring tatami mats?

Point
1
Focused on Chado
Suit to practice Chado and tea cememony

In Chado, Kyoma tatami mats is basically used for making tea. Repeating practices on Kyoma tatami have you acquire the correct criteria.
With these Kyoma-sized flooring tatami mats, you can readily practice Chado at home. In addition, Chashitsume grade with authentic 64 weaves tatami mats offer you a perfect guide for placing tea-things and a tea bowl.
* The photo is flooring tatami mats with removable sunken hearth for IH heater.

Point
2
Edoma room is perfectly acceptable by
combining small-sized tatami mats or a middle boad

By combining small-sized tatami mats or a middle board, Edoma room will be transformed into a tea room with Kyoma-sized Temae-tatami and Kyaku-tatami.
We place them in good balance to fit the room size and location of furniture or the door. We offer Edoma-sized Kayoi-tatami, and it also can be customized to fit your room.

Point
3
All tatami mats are made by skillful artisans.
High-quality rush grown in Kumamoto, Japan is used for the tatami facing.

Tatami facing at all grades uses high-quality rush grown in Kumamoto, Japan and our craftsmen make each tatami mat with great care. In addition, your feet are less likely to hurt or numb because cushion like material for Chado is used inside.
Why don’t you enjoy Chado with the flooring tatami mats and value the art of tea ceremony and Japanese culture?

#02

List of products

You can select and purchase from three types of tatami mats
and other tea-things ideal for Chado from our website.

Standard

Standard
Standard

This is a purely domestic and Kyoma size tatami mat, and it allows you to readily start practicing Chado at reasonable prices. Standard grade provides high-cost performance.

General information

Tatami Padding
New lightweight materials and plastic foam
Tatami Border Color
Black or Indigo blue
Tatami Facing
Kumamoto, Japan
Weaving Warp
4 cotton yarns
Number of Igusa
★★★
Durability
★★★
Fineness
★★

Standardized products (Standard)

  • Temae-tatami / Kyaku-tatami
    (a half-sized Kyoma tatami)
    JPY 9,800per mat
    Size: 955 x 955 x 30mm / Weight: 6.0kg
  • Kayoi-tatami
    JPY 9,800per mat
    Size: 955 x 697 x 30mm / Weight: 4.4kg
  • Sadōguchi-tatami
    JPY 9,800per mat
    Size: 697 x 955 x 30mm / Weight: 4.4kg
  • Tokonoma-tatami
    JPY 9,800per mat
    Size: 640 x 697 x 30mm / Weight: 3.4kg
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High grade

High grade
High grade

Finely weaved high-quality tatami facing is used. This higher-grade flooring tatami mat for Chado offers gentle stepping touch and durability.

General information

Tatami Padding
New lightweight materials and plastic foam
Tatami Border Color
Black or Indigo blue
Tatami Facing
Kumamoto, Japan
Weaving Warp
2 hemp yarns and 2 cotton yarns
Number of Igusa
★★★★
Durability
★★★★
Fineness
★★★

Standardized products (High Grade)

  • Temae-tatami / Kyaku-tatami
    (a half-sized Kyoma tatami)
    JPY 13,200per mat
    Size: 955 x 955 x 30mm / Weight: 6.1kg
  • Kayoi-tatami (Naka-tatami)
    JPY 13,200per mat
    Size: 955 x 697 x 30mm / Weight: 4.5kg
  • Sadōguchi-tatami
    JPY 13,200per mat
    Size: 697 x 955 x 30mm / Weight: 4.5kg
  • Tokonoma-tatami
    JPY 13,200per mat
    Size: 640 x 697 x 30mm / Weight: 3.5kg
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Chashitsume (64 weaves)

Chashitsume (64 weaves)
Chashitsume (64 weaves)

Chashitsume with 64 weaves tatami uses the highest quality rush from Yatsushiro, Kumamoto. Chashitsume grade flooring tatami for Chado offers you easier practice to follow criteria.

General information

Tatami Padding
New lightweight materials and plastic foam
Tatami Border Color
Black or Indigo blue
Tatami Facing
Kumamoto, Japan
Weaving Warp
2 hemp yarns and 2 cotton yarns
Number of Igusa
★★★★
Durability
★★★★★
Fineness
★★★★

Standardized products (Chashitsume)

  • Temae-tatami / Kyaku-tatami
    (a half-sized Kyoma tatami)
    JPY 19,200per mat
    Size: 955 x 955 x 30mm / Weight: 6.1kg
  • Kayoi-tatami (Naka-tatami)
    JPY 19,200per mat
    Size: 955 x 697 x 30mm / Weight: 4.5kg
  • Sadōguchi-tatami
    JPY 19,200per mat
    Size: 697 x 955 x 30mm / Weight: 4.5kg
  • Tokonoma-tatami
    JPY 19,200per mat
    Size: 640 x 697 x 30mm / Weight: 3.5kg
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Middle Board (Ita-tatami)

Middle Board (Ita-tatami)

Middle board is an alternative to Kayoi-tatami and laid between Temae-tatami and Kyaku-tatami. It offers some space between a host and guests and you can place tea-things like a tea bowl on it. We have two kinds of middle boards, pine and cedar.

Standardized products

  • Pine-board (Large size)
    JPY 84,000per mat
    Size: 2865 x 424 x 30mm / Weight: 16.4kg
  • Pine-board (Middle size)
    JPY 79,000per mat
    Size: 1910 x 424 x 30mm / Weight: 11.0kg
  • Cedar-board (Large size)
    JPY 43,000per mat
    Size: 2865 x 424 x 30mm / Weight: 16.4kg
  • Cedar-board (Middle size)
    JPY 39,000per mat
    Size: 1910 x 424 x 30mm / Weight: 11.0kg
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Byobu / tea-things

Byobu (folding screen) and tea-things are also available.

Tokonoma Byobu

Tokonoma Byobu

This Byobu is designed for Tokonoma alcove and a hanging scroll can be hanged on it. The surface is covered with Juraku wall style fabric. You can select either a “metal hinge” or a “paper hinge”. Both come with a hook to hang a scroll. Paper hinge doesn’t make a gap with the surface.
(*This photo shows a paper hinge.)

Tokonoma Byobu with metal hinge

Size: 2000 x 640 x 20mm

JPY95,000
Tokonoma Byobu with paper hinge

Size: 2000 x 640 x 20mm

JPY135,000

* Hanging scroll isn’t included.

Tea-things

Tea-things

We have three types of basic sets for those who will purchase tea-things for the first time. The basic set A includes Natsume (a black lacquered middle-sized container), Chasen (a tea whisk), Chasyaku (a tea scoop) and Chakin (a white linen cloth). In addition this, you can also purchase another set of Mizusashi (a vessel for fresh water), Kensui (a slop basin), Futaoki (a lid rest) or Furosaki-byobu (a short folding screen).

Set A for beginners

a container for powdered thin tea (solid black) / a tea whisk (white bamboo) / a tea scoop (white bamboo) / a white linen cloth

JPY9,500
Set B for beginners

a vessel for fresh water / a rinse-water receptacle / a ladle for wind furnace / a lid rest (earthenware) / a short folding screen (plain and Rikyu-plum, reversible and common pattern to all schools)

JPY51,000
Set C for beginners (Full set)

Set A + Set B

JPY55,000
#03

Examples of Installment

  • Common Edoma room with four-and-a-half mats
    Common Edoma room with four-and-a-half mats

    Temae-tatami: 2 mats / Kayoi-tatami: 2 mats / Kyaku-tatami: 2 mats / Fumikomi-tatami: 1 mat
    Horizontal interspace A : 33mm
    Vertical interspace B : 730mm (except Fumikomi-tatami)

  • Common Edoma room with six mats
    Common Edoma room with six mats

    Temae-tatami: 3 mats / Kayoi-tatami: 3 mats / Kyaku-tatami: 3 mats
    Horizontal interspace A : 33mm
    Vertical interspace B : 655mm

* Above pictures show common tatami rooms. Please be sure to measure the dimensions of a room where you are going to lay tatami mats.
* Sadōguchi-tatami or Tokonoma-tatami is available by using the interspace B.
* Above examples are not considered the space for inward opening door.

#04

Variations and Customization

To meet customers’ requests!

Flooring Tatami Mats with Removable Sunken Hearth for IH heater

Flooring Tatami Mats with Removable Sunken Hearth for IH heater

Anyone can practice Chado (tea-ceremony) with Ro (sunken hearth) readily at home. As there is no difference in level between tatami mats and the sunken hearth, you don’t need to build Ro into the floor.

Custom-made Flooring Tatami Mats

Custom-made Flooring Tatami Mats

We respond to customers’ requests as much as possible. For example, resizing tatami, change in color of tatami border, combining two mats into one tatami or specify the size of each tatami mat, etc.

#05

Procedure for Ordering
for flooring tatami mats
– Overseas –

Step 1 : Estimate / Inquiry

Please let us know your desired products through Estimate/Inquiry form.

Step 2 : Estimate/Answer your questions

We answer your questions. We also provide a rough estimate including shipping fee based on your address or postal code.

Step 3 : Order and Payment

After receiving an official order, we send you an invoice. We accept credit card (PayPal) or bank transfer.

Step 4 : Producing New Tatami Mats

After confirming your payment, we start producing new tatami mats.
It takes about one week to ten days to complete.

Step 5 : Shipping

It takes about one week for delivery. Regarding import duties and value-added tax, please make a direct payment to the driver.

* Please note that prices on the page do not include shipping fees, import duties or value-added taxes.

Shipping Charge (for your reference)

https://kyo-tatami.com/world/shipping-charge/
  • Number of tatami 1 = 2 half-sized tatami mats
  • Number of tatami 2 = 4 half-sized tatami mats
  • Number of tatami 3 = 6 half-sized tatami mats
  • Number of tatami 4 = 8 half-sized tatami mats
  • Number of tatami 5 = 10 half-sized tatami mats

We ship our products to all over Japan and worldwide

We take care of the whole process, from the beginning (your order) to the end (installment).

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