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Polishing techniques from Tsubamesanjo, Niigata Prefecture Metal, Tables, Niigata, Japanese Traditional, Japanese, Bowl, Edo Period, Plating Techniques, Edo
Polishing techniques from Tsubamesanjo, Niigata Prefecture
Tsubamesanjo in Niigata Prefecture is known for its advanced and diverse metal processing techniques, its roots tracing back to the manufacture of Japanese nails during the Edo Period. There is a famous story that even the company Apple was smitten with the quality of Tsubamesanjo's polishing techniques. Aside from occupying 90% of Japan's metal tableware market share, products from Tsubamesanjo have also been acclaimed overseas, having graced the tables of Nobel Prize banquets.
Yamanaka lacquerware: lacquering techniques from Ishikawa Prefecture Wood, Traditional, Crafts, Woodworking, Craftsman, Lacquer, Traditional Crafts
Yamanaka lacquerware: lacquering techniques from Ishikawa Prefecture
Designated as a national traditional craft, Yamanaka lacquerware traces its history back to more than 400 years. As a rule, lacquerware is made by several craftsmen, from the woodworker who grinds the wood, to the lacquer craftsman who applies the lacquer and themakieartisan who decorates the finished product.
Kanazawa gold leaf Korea, Gold, Gold Leaf, Asia, Luxury, Delight
Kanazawa gold leaf
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Bizen Yaki Master, Masterpiece, Outdoor Decor, Fire Pit, Firewood, Unique Items Products
Bizen Yaki
Bizen Yaki uses soil that has been created by nature over many years and natural firewood as fuel for firing.
Nabeshima ware – highly-acclaimed in many parts of the world Popular, Design, Antiques, Japanese Design, Antiques Value, Antique, European, High
Nabeshima ware – highly-acclaimed in many parts of the world
From the time it was first exported, Nabeshima ware has been popular not only in Japan, but also among European aristocrats. With its sophisticated Japanese design resulting from skillful production techniques and its prestige as a gift, Nabeshima ware is renowned around the world; and it is still recognized for its high antique value.
traditional Japanese fabric Home, Home Décor, Japanese Aesthetic, Japanese Fabric, Fabric
traditional Japanese fabric
Kurume Ori fabric uses uniformly dyed yarns; and in many cases, more than 20 loom frames are manipulated to create patterns using complex folding techniques.
Kurume Ori – traditional Japanese fabric Techniques
Kurume Ori – traditional Japanese fabric
With its Japanese aesthetic and traditional production techniques that can be traced back to the Edo Period, Kurume Ori fabric is the quintessential textile of the Chikugo region in Fukuoka Prefecture. #japanculture #fabric
Wearing Japanese Style
Wakasa nuri, a traditional craft with a 400-year history.
Japan's symbolic Bizen ware pottery
Process of how the Japanese knives are made
Sharpening the blade - Making Japanese knife Blade, Handle, Running Water, Prevention
Sharpening the blade - Making Japanese knife
Running water is used to cool the body to prevent frictional heat from causing the blade to soften as the tip is polished until sharp. #japaneseknife #knife
Straightening distortions - Making Japanese knife Straightener, Distortion
Straightening distortions - Making Japanese knife
Distortions generated during cooling is forged with a tool such as a mallet to straighten the blade. #japaneseknife
Molding  - Making Japanese knife Darth Vader, Hammered, Hammer, Molding
Molding - Making Japanese knife
A belt hammer is used to carefully shape the form of the knife. #japaneseknife #knife
Forging - Making Japanese knife Steel, Forging, Process, High Level, Traditional Techniques, Impurities
Forging - Making Japanese knife
The steel is hammered and forged at once, during which process impurities are scattered as sparks are released to result in a high level of purity. *Forging refers to the hammering of hot steel.