How the Kizara Project came about

Background Did you know that 40% of Japan’s forests are man-made? Planting these forests requires continuous management and manual labour,…

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Sydney Craft Week 2019

Japan Craft Shop for Sydney Craft Week is successfully over for 2019! Thank you so much to all our partners…

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TUMI-ISI PAINTING WORKSHOP@JAPAN FOUNDATION SYDNEY

In collaboration with Japan Foundation Sydney, we are pleased to host a tumi-isi (balancing object) painting workshop on Thursday, 10…

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AI-ZOME INDIGO DYEING WORKSHOP@JAPAN FOUNDATION SYDNEY

In collaboration with Japan Foundation Sydney, we are pleased to host an Ai-zome (indigo dyeing) workshop on Saturday, 28 September…

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Dear customers

Thank you for choosing Simply Native. All our items are carefully selected for your utmost enjoyment. Our products get better…

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The Raw Materials Used in Crafting Blades

As this is a specialist subject, it would be unfamiliar to us. However, let us take a look to understand…

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Dear friends of Simply Native

Hi, I am Yukino, the founder of Simply Native. It has been four years since my team and I launched…

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Japanese grip scissors, Tokyo-style and Kyoto-style

Japanese grip scissors are perfect for small tasks. Although the Japanese were first to develop ‘scissors’, they continue to be…

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Easy 2 steps to maintain your knife everyday

Don’t you think maintaining Japanese blades are hard? .. Not at all with the right knowledge! Here’s easy tips for…

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What are our recommended shears?

The size of shears should be about the same as the distance between the tip of your fingers to your…

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