Kōgei: Art Craft Japan exhibition at Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Japanese gold pottery repairing, Kintsugi

Kintsugi (Kintsukuroi), filling broken pottery’s cracks with gold Not only brings new life into a broken vessel but also enhances its existence value. That’s Kintsugi (Kintsukuroi).  In other words, the gold repairing pottery method is a Japanese sense of values expressed by their own sense of beauty and technology, with a long-cherished mind and a Read more about Japanese gold pottery repairing, Kintsugi[…]

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 Read more about 5 unique ideas of luxury gift for men from Japanese culture[…]

Luxury Japanese Kyo-Kiyomizu pottery tea cups for sale

High-quality tea cups of Kyo-Kiyomizu yaki ceramics on Amazon.com <a title=”Kiyomizu-kyo yaki ware. Coffee teacup and saucer marumonsansui with paper box. Porcelain. kymz-CSM525″ href=”https://www.amazon.com/Kiyomizu-kyo-Coffee-marumonsansui-Porcelain-kymz-CSM525/dp/B0793MZ5FG?SubscriptionId=AKIAJRKC6WE3NL42JJSQ&amp;tag=hachihachi-20&amp;linkCode=xm2&amp;camp=2025&amp;creative=165953&amp;creativeASIN=B0793MZ5FG” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”><img src=”https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/515bwyixWBL.jpg” alt=”Kiyomizu-kyo yaki ware. Coffee teacup and saucer marumonsansui with paper box. Porcelain. kymz-CSM525″ width=”500″ height=”500″ /></a> The origin of the Kyo-Kiyomizu ware pottery dates back more than 1200 Read more about Luxury Japanese Kyo-Kiyomizu pottery tea cups for sale[…]

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 Kiyomizu porcelain lucky cat figurines

Traditional Kiyomizu (Kyo)-Yaki ceramic for the lucky cat Maneki-neko     One of the most popular and traditional lucky item in Japan is Maneki-neko (beckoning cat). The lucky cat figurine has stood in the shops or homes for more than 300 years all over the country. Actually, the reason why the waving cat became to Read more about Japanese Kiyomizu porcelain lucky cat figurines[…]

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[…]