Over the years, fans of the samurai armor aesthetic have found new accessories to show off their love beyond collecting an expensive ornamental suit with samurai armor for cats and dogs and even samurai armor style book bags. Tadayasu, a manufacturer specializing in crafting traditional samurai armor--such as those displayed in homes to pray for the growing strength of children--has released high quality samurai "bottle helmets" based off of some of Japan's most famous warriors.

The concept behind applying the Tadayasu's traditional crafting of Japanese armor to bottle tops is one one of protection for special bottles you are saving for special occasions. The maker writes on their website that, "the kabuto helmet, a symbol of Japan’s traditional armor craftsmanship, is exquisitely reproduced. Thoughts are turned to feudal warlords…your favorite bottle becomes a “samurai,” and protects your thoughts and feelings."

The decorative bottle tops are modeled after the helmets worn by some of Japan's most famous warriors during the Sengoku Jidai (Warring States Period): Uesugi Kenshin, Oda Nobunaga, Tokugawa Ieyasu, Date Masamune, and Sanada Yukimura.

Tadayasu's recently opened English language online shop provides a closer look at each helmet, as well as an informative profile of each renowned samurai. Each helmet is priced at 32,400 yen and comes with stands to use in place of bottles and special packaging.

By - Big Neko.