Kosho is an art studio run by Mr. Ogawa in Kyoto, which creates not only art work of dyeing and painting but also bags by using techniques he has learned for 35 years of his carrier. Let's check his amazing works.
Have you heard of urushi? It means lacquer in Japanese. And shikki is Japanese lacquerware which has been used more than 1000 years in Japan. There are some interesting facts. Let's learn about it!
Hairstyles change through the ages, but although kanzashi, the traditional hair ornaments of Japan, have been worn in recent years mostly by brides and people who wear traditional costumes as part of their jobs.
Despite its simple and horror look, these dolls are in fact a piece of arts.
Japanese craftsmen never cease to fascinate us with their marvelous craftry. The Japanese lacquer ware which the technique was polished over a long history is really beautiful and excellent in durability.
Making washi is as sophisticated as the Japanese people's mind.
Nambutekki is more than a regular traditional handcraft. It is a piece of art.
Furoshiki is a traditional Japanese cloth originally made for carrying clothes. Not so many people nowadays use Furoshiki, but the use of furoshiki is now changing into a modern style.