Cons:. As synthetic ropes go, it’s a bit pricey. Knots that look so-so with cotton or synthetic somehow look amazing with jute. It has a sort of liveliness to it. I generally get rope of 5 or 6 millimeters in diameter. Bondage Rope: Types of Rope Used In Bondage. It also makes things more likely to be itchy, sneezy, etc. Update (2018). The thinner it is, the more pressure will be concentrated on one spot, which leads to issues with circulation, nerve damage, general discomfort and bruising. Sometimes even scars, if the rope is thin enough and the pressure is applied forcefully enough.
As synthetic ropes go, it’s a bit pricey. Nowhere near as pricey as the better natural fibre ropes, but it’s further up there than the previously mentioned ropes. It’s not particularly aesthetic. You don’t get great photo worthy ties with it; though you still get a restrained person, which is always good, and may be all you want in your photo. Nylon is nicely smooth and comfortable as well, but it has very low tooth, so you need to use surgeon’s knots instead of square knots and any half-hitch style knot should be done three times instead of two. (If you don’t, your partner may be able to manipulate the tie and wriggle out, and rope bottoms kind of hate that.
Which is fantastic! It’s always great to have some idea of exactly how much your rope can take. For our purposes though, what’s great about this bondage rope is the way it feels. You’re going to need knots, which will take a tiny bit longer. It’s not dyeable; you’re stuck with the colour you buy. If I’m not doing shibari, if I’m doing a quick restraint or column tie for sexual or other purposes with no care for the aesthetic, then this is my go to. Smooth, soft, fast, secure. And this is why I strongly advise that you DO NOT buy your rope from Peaches and Cream or any other sex shop. That stuff is vastly overpriced for what it is.
As a solid braid, this is much stronger than the polypropylene webbing mentioned above. However, more importantly, this stuff is rated. Would definitely recommend. Tossa Jute. If you’ve benefited from or enjoyed what you’ve read, then please check out Rope Bondage The Smart Way, which answers every conceivable question for the beginner, shares my favorite ties and how to use them to best advantage. There are also tips on making uber sexy fun times happen, and real life examples and case studies of rope bondage fuelled awesomeness.
You can take some great pictures with it; the rope in these pictures is that same cotton braid. Cons:. Your ties may not stay in exactly the same place as you put them, riding up or down, etc. It’s not particularly aesthetic. And wasn’t it just frustrating as hell? No. Con: Doesn’t take dye as well. That is, the colors will be more muted, less brilliant. In fact, I’ve seen people exhibit immense frustration over such responses. And to be honest, I’d much rather be helpful.