Hanami: Cherry Blossom Viewing and Spring in Japan

Hanami: Cherry Blossom Viewing and Spring in Japan

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A long, long cold winter is finally gone and spring has arrived in Japan with cherry blossoms blooming all over the country! As the national flower...
Are you looking for a Jewelry box?

Are you looking for a Jewelry box?

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Are you having trouble storing pieces of jewelry? Or you might have small things that you want to cherish. Here are storage boxes in Kyoto Handicra...
DESIGN WEEK KYOTO Starting This Weekend!

DESIGN WEEK KYOTO Starting This Weekend!

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There are many historic, traditional handicrafts all across Japan, but have you ever wished you could witness craftsmen at work in their studios a...
Autumn Night Visits in Kyoto 2021

Autumn Night Visits in Kyoto 2021

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Continuing from the last episode, here's another report on what's going on in Kyoto, as the autumn leaves are at their peak! One of our staff membe...
Autumn Leaves in Kyoto 2021

Autumn Leaves in Kyoto 2021

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In the Eastern part of Kyoto, where Kyoto Handicraft Center is located, the autumn leaves have reached their peak beauty! One of our staff members...
What is “Knife Day”?

What is “Knife Day”?

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It's November and there are less than two months left in 2021. In Kyoto, the leaves begin to change color, and the best time to see them is from la...
Nishijin Brocade: Beautiful Textiles Born in Kyoto

Nishijin Brocade: Beautiful Textiles Born in Kyoto

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What is Jidai Festival?Heian Jingu Shrine "Otenmon" (Front gate) The end of October has approached and the weather has become cooler. Trees are b...
How To Use Furoshiki: A Magical Piece of Japanese Wrapping Cloth

How To Use Furoshiki: A Magical Piece of Japanese Wrapping Cloth

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Continuing from the last episode, we would like to introduce you another series of new products, which will be added to our online store in the up...
Where does Shigaraki ware come from?

Where does Shigaraki ware come from?

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Why is a Raccoon-dog Figurine a Lucky Charm in Japan? Have you ever seen a raccoon-dog figurine in front of a store or house in Japan? At Kyoto Ha...
The World of Woodblock Prints

The World of Woodblock Prints

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In Japan, autumn is referred to as "Autumn for Arts," "Autumn for Big Appetite," "Autumn for Reading," "Autumn for Playing Sports," etc. It is the...
Let’s Learn More About Chopsticks

Let’s Learn More About Chopsticks

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One of the most popular items on our online store are beautiful chopsticks made in Japan. Since they are used as cutlery on a daily basis, they ar...
What is the difference between Kimono and Yukata?

What is the difference between Kimono and Yukata?

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KIMONO and YUKATA As our Kimono and Yukata are so popular items, some kimono lovers ask the question what the difference between Kimono and Yukata....
Tsukimi Is Just Around the Corner!

Tsukimi Is Just Around the Corner!

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The singing of cicadas is fading away and now we hear more of the droning sound of crickets at night in Japan. Autumn is here! Autumn has c...
A Hakama, Samurai Zoroye,  practical and easy to move

A Hakama, Samurai Zoroye, practical and easy to move

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Continuing from the previous article, we talk about the hakama one of the Japanese traditional clothing by practical aspect   ---------------------...
Hakama: Traditional Japanese Gentlemen’s Clothing

Hakama: Traditional Japanese Gentlemen’s Clothing

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Introducing "Samurai Zoroye" Have you checked our new item “Samurai Zoroye” on our online store already? This three-piece set of Hakama (trousers...
Stay cool and relax with Japanese way Ver.5 "Kimono or Yukata?"

Stay cool and relax with Japanese way Ver.5 "Kimono or Yukata?"

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Stay comfortable with Yukata this summer Kimono? or Yukata? Yukata is the one of the most popular items in our store and its comfortable texture ...
Stay cool and relax with Japanese way Ver.4 "Folding fan for dance and decoration"

Stay cool and relax with Japanese way Ver.4 "Folding fan for dance and decoration"

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Folding fan is an important item of ritual, when dedicated the dance for the God.   August has started.If you have been in Kyoto, you know that the...
Stay cool and relax with Japanese way Ver.3 "Practical folding fan"

Stay cool and relax with Japanese way Ver.3 "Practical folding fan"

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Folding fan, might be so practical item for you! Folding fan in Japan   We suppose that the traditional Japanese folding fan is one of the most i...
Stay cool and relax with Japanese way Ver.2 "Kyo Uchiwa"

Stay cool and relax with Japanese way Ver.2 "Kyo Uchiwa"

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The wind you make by yourself will cool you down. Do you enjoy summer vacation?Here, in Kyoto, the rainy  season was over at last, and now, we are ...
Stay cool and relax with Japanese way Ver.1 "The effect of the cast iron Wind Bell"

Stay cool and relax with Japanese way Ver.1 "The effect of the cast iron Wind Bell"

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Will the wind bell bring you the coolness? If you have ever been to Kyoto even once in summer, you may remember the climate extremely hot and humid...

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