5 unique ideas of luxury gift for men from Japanese culture

Wonderful high-quality items of Japanese culture goes well with men   A present given to a special man. If you are thinking of giving something a little extra luxury and you are looking for something unusual, you may find it on this page. Japanese art and crafts that inherit the old culture and technology should be new to him. Also, although it is traditional culture, some of the crafts in Japan incorporate contemporary design. So you may also feel a sense of familiarity. I would like to introduce works unique to Japan, including Samurai swords (Nihon-to) and helmets (Kabuto), and pottery with powerful patterns, best for gifts for men.   Read more about 5 unique ideas of luxury gift for men from Japanese culture[…]

Top class Sometsuke blue and white Imari porcelain vases

Japanese vases of the traditional blue and white (Sometsuke) Imari (Arita) ware ceramic   Imari (Arita) ware is the oldest porcelain in Japan. Also, the ceramic has the oldest history of the Sometsuke technique in the country. Sometsuke is the way to paint on a white porcelain with zaffer pigment.   It was invented in China and introduced to Japan by the Korean potter who created Imari-yaki in the 17th century.   Above all, the contrast of the indigo blue and white is the best appeal of the Sometsuke porcelain. And the indigo has subtle variations of the depth.   The craftsman Fujii Kinsai draws the patterns delicate yet bold for the Read more about Top class Sometsuke blue and white Imari porcelain vases[…]

Arita-yaki porcelain tea cups by Fujii Kinsai. For luxury gift!

Saga Prefecure traditional crafts Arita/Imari tableware tea and coffee cups Arita-yaki (Imari-yaki) has the longest history as the Japanese porcelain. Before the Arita ceramic, there was the pottery (earthware) only around the country. The porcelain has attracted the people in not only the small island but also the other countries.   When it comes to the Arita ware, the decorative plates and vase have been famous. Or the Japanese tea set and sake cups. It gives the image of “traditional Japanese tableware” anyway.   But the traditional craft doesn’t stop its walking. For dealing with the change of the lifestyle of the Japanese people, we could find the Western tableware Read more about Arita-yaki porcelain tea cups by Fujii Kinsai. For luxury gift![…]

Arita porcelain plates for special gift from Japan

Craftsman Fujii Kinsai’s decorative plates of Imari-yaki (Arita-yaki) The porcelains of Imari (Arita) ware has the various airs. Luxury, gorgeous, elegant, and wabi-sabi. No other porcelain in Japan expresses the whole beauty of Japanese art as Imari-yaki. Because it is the oldest porcelain in Japan.   The Imari ware was born in 16th century. Though there had been some type of the potteries it was the first porcelain in Japan. Following that, the Arita craftsmen improved the technique of coloring.   Especially, the export the Imari ware colored in luxury, Koimari (old Imari) for the Western countries were started in 1659. Since then, they invented the Kakiemon Style and Nabeshima Style.   Read more about Arita porcelain plates for special gift from Japan[…]

For luxury gift of Arita porcelain Japanese vase ! Buy online from Amazon

Fujii Kinsai’s Japanese craftsmanship for the traditional Imari (Arita) hand painted vases When you look for an Imari (Arita) ware vase for a special gift, don’t you feel difficult to choose from them? At such time, I really recommend the works of Fujii Kinsai. I’m sure he will become the representive Imari ware craftsman in the future. And all the products are sent in the fine wooden box.     Fujii Kinsai who has the traditional technique and the modern sensitivity is one of the famous Imari (Arita) ware craftsman. Though his career is not longer than other experienced craftsmen, he already established his own style.   After all, his Koimari style vases are Read more about For luxury gift of Arita porcelain Japanese vase ! Buy online from Amazon[…]

Handmade Imari ceramic Japanese style tea cups by Fujii Kinsai

Fujii Kinsai’s luxury traditional yunomi (ceramic tea cups) and its sets on Amazon Imari-yaki (Arita-yaki) is the oldest porcelain in Japan. Japanese people love to use the traditional tea cups without handle for drinking Japanese green tea.    Fujii Kinsai is one of the Imari ware pottery who has a high profile for his excellent and unique technique. He makes full use of the “yo-hen” (窯変) craft for the ceramic tea cups.   Therefore the porcelains have quite a different taste from the paint. It has a deeper and quieter color. You will get in touch with the Japanese world with the smart tea cups.   It is best for a gift too! Fujii Kinsai Fujii Read more about Handmade Imari ceramic Japanese style tea cups by Fujii Kinsai[…]

High-class Imari porcelain matcha bowls and water jugs by Fujii Kinsai

Why don’t you present the traditional Imari craftsman Fujii Kinsai’s tea utensils for a gift? A special tea bowl made by an expert workman is more than a tea utensil to drink Matcha. As one of the art object, it delights your eyes. Imari (Arita) ware, the first porcelain in Japan, has about 400 years history.    Fujii Kinsai inherits the traditional craftsmanship of Imari ware and continues to make a new and creative porcelain. He invented his original coloring technique with platinum and gold.      For the Matcha bowl, he pursued not only the beautiful appearance but also the great touch and usability. It is best for a gift too!   If you Read more about High-class Imari porcelain matcha bowls and water jugs by Fujii Kinsai[…]

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