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Kutani Ware

Kanazawa, Japan

Kutani porcelain, has been made in Kanazaw since the 17th century, and is renowned for its bold designs and five signature colors.

 

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The Flower & Willow World

Kanazawa, Japan

Said to inhabit a separate reality— karyukai, or “the flower and willow world, Geisha, which literally translates to "art-doer", still work in Kanazawa today. 

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Shibori

Arimatsu

On the way back from Kanazawa to Tokyo, we stopped in Arimatsu, the home of indigo dyed shibori for over 400 years. 

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Ohi Ware

Kanazawa, Japan

Ohi style ceramics are made without the aid of a wheel, and Ohi Toshio is an 11th generation artist craftsman whose family started making ceramics for the Maeda clan in 166...

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Wajima Morning Market

Noto Peninsula

Wajima has a lively local morning market, and is just a couple of hours away from Kanazawa on the windswept Noto Peninsula that juts out into the Sea of Japan.

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Antique Ikat

Hakui Village

Japanese ikat is known as kasuri which comes from the verb kasuru meaning to brush against something or to write in a blurry or scratchy manner.&nb...

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