Shibari

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Shibari, commonly referred to as Kinbaku (though there are some differences between the two disciplines), is an ancient Japanese artistic form of rope bondage that has many styles and uses.

In Shibari (the action of tying someone up) the rigger, (or as I will be referring to them: rope spider) creates almost geometric patterns and shapes that contrast wonderfully with the quote-unquote ‘victim’ (or ‘bunny’ as we like to call them) body’s natural curves and recesses.

I just want to take a second here and point out that in the English language, the only word for ‘willing victim’ is ‘sacrifice’.

So rope spiders and bunnies can be considered the rope top and bottom respectively.

The art of Japanese bondage has long traditions and has been practiced over many centuries. It serves not only as binding but can also be fashioned into items resembling or replacing clothing.

It is often claimed…

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