Shimenawa are ropes that are sometimes decorated with Shide (paper decorations) and placed upon objects to attract spirits during religious ceremonies. Please read more here ->

Knowing what these decorations mean helps me understand the history, culture, and importance of the trees a bit more. These trees are sacred.


Produced on aluminum, the image is infused into the surface and not on it, the artwork takes on a nice luminescence. The ultra-hard scratch-resistant surface is waterproof/weatherproof and can be cleaned easily – just avoid direct sunlight.


Sacred Cedar - Hakone is 12x18 with a satin finish to avoid reflections. It also has a wall mount.

Sacred Cedar - Hakone