Noren date back to Heian Period (794-1185) to keep the protect the home from outside elements and used to protect produce or goods outside the shops. Additionally all Japanese houses used Norens to block the wind, dust, noise, cold, heat from coming into the home. Besides they kept the houses warm or cool depending on the seasons. Further Norens are typically used in doorways and windows. The have a slit in the middle from the bottom to almost the top. This makes it easier to go through and look out. Later, shops started using Norens to decorate the entrance of their shops. Many owners would design their own logo or art so customers would know what they are selling. Norens are also beautiful form of art to hang on wall. Many Japanese restaurants in hang these beautiful works of art. Decorate your walls, doorway, closet, or window with an ornate Japanese Noren. Our unique oriental artwork will stand out in your home and add some Japanese flair.
Our decor items are perfect for your home or office. Our wall Noren add a touch of Japan to any home or office.
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