Pro: Perfectly fine for most types of bondage (other than suspension)

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Not terribly pricey at Bunnings. Cons:. I got my first set of five millimeter jute from Jade Rope (fairly large set, about 80 metres) for about $113.00 Australian dollars before shipping. I don’t remember exactly how much I paid in NZD, but it was between $150.00 to $180.00 with shipping included. With the core removed, a single hank of it weighs almost nothing. You can carry a lot of it around with you. Summary:. If you’re looking for good restraint bondage rope and enjoy using knots, this is probably what you should go for. Above; undyed five mil tossa jute; below, 6 mil dyed tossa jute. It takes natural fibre dye surprisingly well, given the already existing golden colour.

The tighter the lay, the stiffer and more durable the rope tends to be. Tossa is actually a pretty tight lay, which means it needs a bit of extra conditioning or a long period of break in time before it’s really good to tie with, due to that extra stiffness. That said, spending a bit of time breaking in your rope isn’t really that onerous. 5 millimetre tossa jute. Jute rope is another favourite of shibari enthusiasts, and is extremely popular for bondage rope. Somewhat pricey, it comes in a variety of lays (“lay” refers to how tightly it’s twisted together).

Helpfully, I’ve arranged them from cheapest to most expensive. Important Factors In Choosing Any Bondage Rope. Not terribly pricey at Bunnings. Cons:. Again, it comes in different colours. I like green and silver, other people may prefer red and silver, or may be able to shop around online to find a solid colour braid. Twisted Monk makes amazing rope explicitly designed for bondage. If you buy from them through a link on my site, they give me a small percentage.

I really value it’s incredibly good performance and aesthetic. But what I like really isn’t that important. You can do a lot with it, it’s cheap, washable, etc. Just make darn sure to keep those EMT shears handy and be prepared for a bit of swearing and frustration over the knots if it’s a loose braid. Many may be satisfied with cotton. And tastes and priorities may change, which is cool.

It’s a synthetic bondage rope; this means it has a very different level of tooth than the cotton rope or a natural fibre. It’s very smooth, with almost no tooth, which means a lot less friction, making it a slicker, faster rope. Also, one last note – in addition to your rope kit, I highly recommend a fun new toy I got in 2019, which combines very well with bondage. It’s amazing, and you and your partners will thank me. You don’t need to spend a lot of time maintaining it after the initial treatment. It actually polishes up and becomes shinier and smoother with use. I recommend rope of 5 millimeters or above for safety reasons. I generally get rope of 5 or 6 millimeters in diameter. And to be honest, I’d much rather be helpful. So I’m going to go into the pros and cons of a few different ropes.

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