Kutaniyaki pottery is a famous Japanese traditional artcraft. Nowadays, attractive products that employ comptemporary designs are produced and we are positive that you can find the one that will be an ideal present for an important person in your life.
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The tradition of Japanse umbrellas, which became full-blown in the Edo period, is facing a drastic decrease in the number of manufacturers who keep the art alive. However, Japanese umbrellas are an essential item for traditional culture events such as tea ceremony, classical Japanese dance and Kabuki.
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- A light passed through a combination of a geometric pattern of bamboo works and Japanese hand-made paper expresses the essence of Japanese umbrella's beauty. New, elegant lightings have been created through joint collaboration of a Japanese traditional craftsman and a up-and-coming illumination designer. Go to Japanese Lighting page...
Ukiyo-e (Japanese Woodblock Print)
- UKIYO-E, the art of woodblock prints, underwent great reevaluation in Europe and America in between late 1900s and early 2000s, and greatly had impact upon the artistic movements of Impressionism and Art Nouveau. Go to Ukiyo-e page...