Phoenix pattern pottery from Japan

Traditional Japanese porcelains with phoenix pattern that you can buy on Amazon.com       The phoenix, which appears in mythology from ancient Egypt to Greece, is a legendary bird that has lived for 500 years and is dead from the ashes. On the other hand, as another source in Asia, there has been an Read more about Phoenix pattern pottery from Japan[…]

Ceramic sake cup sets from 4 Japanese traditional crafts

Arita, Kiyomizu, Kutani, and Hagi pottery and porcelain sake cup sets from Amazon.com       A ceramic is a most popular drinking ware when the people drink sake in Japan. Though there are choko or guinomi cups of tin or glass, they are just for the cold sake and not for hot. On that Read more about Ceramic sake cup sets from 4 Japanese traditional crafts[…]

Dot and flower pattern Kutani ware Japanese teapots kyusu

Kutani ceramic kyusu with Cihbu (dot) pattern Blue dots and flowers (350ml) When you look for a flowery and colorful Japanese traditional pottery, I recommend three kilns, Arita (Imari) ware, Kiyomizu (Kyoto) ware, and Kutani ware. There are some styles of the old kiln, and they have each brightness. The blue, white or pink dot Read more about Dot and flower pattern Kutani ware Japanese teapots kyusu[…]

Japanese Kutani Yoshidaya porcelain Koro from Amazon.com

Yoshidaya Style Koro incense burner of Kutani-yaki   The more than 360 years of history Japanese porcelain Kutani-yaki has various style of coloring and the elegant painting. The colors of Yoshidaya Style are yellow, green, and blue, that makes the unique coolness. And the artistic painting is also the reason because there are many people who Read more about Japanese Kutani Yoshidaya porcelain Koro from Amazon.com[…]

Japanese sake cups and sets of Kutani-yaki

Great Kutani sake cups (guinomi) and pitchers (tokkuri)  for sale When we drink Japanese sake (rice wine), sake cups are best for that after all. That is because the Japanese tableware ws made with considering the touch for the fingers or lips.   Especially, Kutani ware has both types of ceramic, pottery (earthenware) and porcelain. Read more about Japanese sake cups and sets of Kutani-yaki[…]

Japanese lucky cat figures of Kutani porcelain

Traditional ceramic in Ishikawa for Maneki-neko cat There are many lucky items also in Japan. The people have loved traditional Maneki-neko, waving good luck cat, as an ornament in a store or room.   The waving forepaw means that it bring in fortune or money. We can buy figures of a lucky cat made of plastic at Read more about Japanese lucky cat figures of Kutani porcelain[…]

Outstanding gold Kutani pottery vases on Amazon

Gold Kutani ware vase. Best for Ikebana and gift!   Gold is a color which has a sense of existence and gives us power. When it combines with a great shaped potter, there’s no way to become magnificent.   Just like other countries, gold was a symbol of power and wealth in Japan. The furnishings for people with Read more about Outstanding gold Kutani pottery vases on Amazon[…]

10 modern style kyusu (Japanese teapot) from the traditional crafts

Traditional but not old-fashioned ceramic or cast iron teapot kyusu   The culture of Japan also has continued to change day by day. Meanwhile, the unchanged traditional crafts became to receive the reputation of “out‐of‐date” in the country.   The people overseas firstly had found much of interest in but the East ethnic products gradually lost Read more about 10 modern style kyusu (Japanese teapot) from the traditional crafts[…]

Japanese Kutani ware porcelain decorative plates for sale

Kutani-yaki china plates for displaying <p style=”text-align: center;”><a title=”Kutani 10 Gokazarisara split Tohanatsume ( with dish stand )” href=”https://www.amazon.com/Kutani-Gokazarisara-split-Tohanatsume-stand/dp/B017NCEHP6?SubscriptionId=AKIAJRKC6WE3NL42JJSQ&amp;tag=hachihachi-20&amp;linkCode=xm2&amp;camp=2025&amp;creative=165953&amp;creativeASIN=B017NCEHP6″ target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”><img src=”https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/61fSJ-NZe9L.jpg” alt=”Kutani 10 Gokazarisara split Tohanatsume ( with dish stand )” width=”500″ height=”500″ /></a></p> Compared to an exotic Imari (Arita) ware, the color of a Kutani ware is darker and softer. But it’s dynamic. Yet delicate. Read more about Japanese Kutani ware porcelain decorative plates for sale[…]

Traditional handpainted Kutani ceramic Japanese tea sets (kyusu and yunomi)

Kutani-yaki pottery and porcelain teaware for sale at Amazon I think one of the pleasures to use Kutani ware is feeling its touch of the surface. It is true that the fine paintings attract our eyes, but the small elevation is too good to miss. That results from the coloring of Kutani-yaki, which is less common Read more about Traditional handpainted Kutani ceramic Japanese tea sets (kyusu and yunomi)[…]