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Do You Know The Origin Of The Edo Komon Pattern?

Komon is derived from the name that fine patterns are contained in the whole. Edo komon, one of the representative Komon, originated from the pattern of Kamishimo (masters' regular wear) worn by various daimyo in the Edo period. It is a dyer with a very advanced dyeing technique used.

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Japanese Hand-Made Makie Art Paperweight Gives You Good Luck

The Makie art paperweight is crafted from a nature stone. The Makie is realized by hand by a master artisan of Japan. This will definitely gives you good luck to your life.

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Nobuichi Otake: One Of The Excellent Aizu lacquerware's Makie Master In Japan

Here we would like to introduce one of the most skillful Makie Master in Japan. His name is Nobuichi Otake, known as a Makie master of Aizu lacquerware. He respects the traditional Japanese craftworks, but also tries to creates new style of Aizu lacquerware.

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3 Sophisticated Traditional Handcrafts Grown Up In Aizu, Fukushima

As you know, a tremendous earthquake hit Fukushima in 2011. Although there is still some damage in a part of Fukushima, most areas have already recovered. And Aizu area still keeps its traditional crafts.

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3 Biggest 100-Yen Stores You Should Know In Japan

100-yen stores are becoming more and more popular for foreign visitors. You can buy good products for only 100 yen(about 1$) per item. There are so many 100 yen shops in Japan, and these are the 3 biggest shops.

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Edo Sensu Is Not Like The Other Usual Sensu

Sensu is Japanese folding fan. It's kind of old fashioned, but Edo Sensu is getting popular for all generations. Let's see how it is so special.

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5 Recommended Goods In Japanese 100-Yen Stores!

100-yen stores called 100-kin(hyakkin) have become popular as the new sightseeing spot, where you can buy a lot of interesting goods that you probably don't see in your country for 100yen (about 1 dollar).

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3 Traditional Japanese Dolls You Might Want To Get

In Japan, there are many iconic and cute characters in anime and manga. But even before anime and manga are invented, Japanese people were already creative in that field.

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World-Famous Japanese Modernized Traditional Craft, Nambu Ironware

Have you heard of Nambu Ironware? Nambu Ironware, also know as Nambu Tekki, is one of the traditional crafts of Japan. It's getting popular worldwide.

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5 Modern Ways Japanese People Use Furoshiki

Furoshiki is a traditional Japanese wrapping cloth which you can use in a number of ways. It's hard to believe that it's just a flat designed cloth. Here are common 5 ways of using Furoshiki!

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