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Items & Experiences, Made & Found JUST FOR YOU from Shikoku, JAPAN

URUSHI 101: The ARTIFACT SHOWS THE BEST CHARACTER of URUSHI

SHIKKI or Japanese lacquerware is one of the best-known Japanese Traditional Crafts. But do we really know about the material? SHIKKI is a product that is painted or/and worked with URUSHI. In this article, we cover the super basics of URUSHI and a great example of how URUSHI was used. Once you know these, you will know about URUSHI material more than some Japanese people!

HARIKO TORA and THE YEAR OF TIGER – the local traditional craft of Kagawa, Japan –

The year 2022 is the year of TIGER! So, we would like to introduce one local traditional craft which to do with tiger and an item that you can paint your own tiger. This is an archive of our audio content. This is 3 parts series. Each audio contents are about 3 minutes 30 second.