When the two established meets

The Koromo series was born by the collaboration of two long established urushi and kiyomizu-yaki manufacturers. with the aim of…

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The textile with 10 million dots graphical patterns

The Amami Oshima Tsumugi is said to be one of the three top textiles in the world, along with Persian…

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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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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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The Fundamental Differences between Western and Japanese Cutlery

Japan and the West view cutlery completely different. We will explain these differences by broadly dividing them into two easy…

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The art of giving ‘Knives’ as a gift

Some may imagine that a knife may be a bad omen (e.g representing the cutting of ties, & relationships etc.)….

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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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