Rope bondage

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Rope used in erotic bondage is usually required to be soft to avoid chafing the skin, and easy to twist and straighten.
Another example of rope bondage

Rope bondage is bondage involving the use of rope to restrict movement, wrap, suspend, or restrain a person, as part of BDSM activities.[1]


One popular form of rope bondage technique derives from the erotic Japanese bondage art form of shibari, which was in turn developed from the now-defunct Japanese military restraint technique of hojōjutsu.[2][3] An important part of rope bondage is the rope dress, which is not of itself a form of restraint, but may be used either by itself as an adornment, or as a basis for restraining bondage.[4]


Bondage ropes used come in a variety of materials and length. Japanese bondage traditionally uses natural fibers such as hemp and jute which are cut to approximately 25 foot lengths. American-style bondage typically uses longer ropes that span a wider variety of materials.


  1. ^ Boys, Two (2006). Two Knotty Boys Showing You the Ropes. City: Green Candy Press. ISBN 1-931160-49-X. 
  2. ^ Bacarr, Jina (2004). The Japanese Art of Sex. Berkeley: Stone Bridge Press. ISBN 1-880656-84-1. 
  3. ^ Morey, Craig (2001). The Seductive Art of Japanese Bondage. City: Greenery Press (CA). ISBN 1-890159-38-7. 
  4. ^ Phoenix, Jay. "Karada Rope Dress". Retrieved 15 September 2013. 

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