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The charm of Kihei chain

The charm of Kihei chain

Kihei jewelry is extremely simple and has unchanging value.
It is a popular item that has been loved for a long time as a beautiful and shining jewelry.
They come in a variety of lengths, weights, and designs, and are popular among both men and women.

What is Kihei?

Kihei chain refers to a design in which an azuki-shaped chain is twisted 90 degrees and then crushed. The appeal is that the pressed surfaces line up straight and face the same side, giving off a smooth shine.
We also have a wide variety of options, including not only necklaces, but also bracelets, anklets, and more. It can be divided into several types depending on the number of planes in the cross section.

Origin of the name Kihei

There are various theories about the origin of the name Kihei. It is said that the name was taken from the shape of the chains attached to sabers carried by American cavalrymen during the Civil War. Another theory is that it was first designed by a person named Kihei, but the details remain a mystery.


The material used is overwhelmingly gold. 24K gold is extremely rare as it is difficult to make due to its softness. 10-karat gold and 14-karat gold are also available and are reasonably priced, but they tend to deteriorate quickly and are particularly susceptible to rust. The mainstream is 18-karat gold, which is a mixture of 75% gold and 25% other metals.
Platinum Kihei is also popular. Pt1000 is very rare because it is difficult to make because it is soft like gold. The mainstream is Pt850 with a purity of 85%.

How to knit

There are different types depending on the shape of the loop. Single knitting is where one loop is connected to one loop, double knitting is where two loops are connected to one loop, and double knitting is where two loops are connected to one loop. Triple knitting connects the three loops.
The more the stitches are, the tighter the stitches are, the denser the stitches, and the smoother and wider the stitches become.

Cut surface

There are various types such as 2 sides, 6 sides, 8 sides, 12 sides, etc. As the number of surfaces increases, the amount of reflection increases and the shine increases.
The more sections there are, the more time and effort it takes, and the higher the price tends to be.

as asset value

A major feature of the Kihei chain is its high asset value.
When jewelry is made from gold or platinum, costs such as design, gemstones, and processing increase.
However, the cost of Kihei chains is extremely low, making them accessories that are close to the original asset value of gold or platinum.
Therefore, the selling price is low and the difference between the purchase price and the selling price is small. It has been established as a wearable asset.


The Kihei chain we carry in our store is new products manufactured in Japan. You can purchase with confidence as it has a "Mint certification stamp" that certifies the quality and materials used at department stores.
Our selling prices are set to be the lowest in the industry. We offer this with confidence. I would appreciate it if you could take a look at it.

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*Prices of our Kihei products fluctuate daily due to the influence of bullion market prices.

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