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Traditional Crafts

Kyoto is a city of exquisite craftsmanship and a home to the largest number of local traditional crafts in Japan (a total of 74 categories). The city remained Japan’s capital for over a millennium, nurturing its extraordinary culture throughout the long history rich in creative people and inspiring events.
The development of Kyoto traditional industries with their own know-hows and techniques played a great role in shaping of its unique culture. Nishijin weaving, Yuzen dyeing, Kyo-yaki and Kiyomizu-yaki pottery, lacquerware, household buddhist altars and fittings, Kyoto-style braided cords, Japanese umbrellas, folding fans or tabi socks – even today, Kyoto traditional crafts are indissociable from the Japanese tea ceremony, flower arrangement, Noh theatre and Kagai district culture, as well as from the modern Japanese lifestyle. Their skills and techniques have spread all over the country, becoming the foundation stone of the Japanese culture and traditions as we know them now.
Throughout all this time, Kyoto has experienced numerous civil wars, hardships and inevitable adjustments which resulted from the relocation of the capital to Tokyo. However, the precious heritage of traditional industries continue to be handed down by the skillful hands of artisans and enthusiasm of local residents.

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Kyo-Yuzen standard course

The standard course offers yuzen experience by SURIKOMI yuzen(brush stencil) to creat materials.

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Making chop sticks course

You can make your own chopsticks with Kitayama ceder.

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Furoshiki Wrapping course

Furoshiki is one of Japanese traditional culture to wrap something. You can learn how to use it in this course.

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Surigata-yuzen dyeing experience

Why not experience Surigata-yuzen, Kyoto’s stencil-dyeing, and make your own original works. From an array of traditional patterns, you can choose your favorite ones.

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Damascene

You will inlay pure gold and silver into a soft steel base. The craftsman will take care of the final process and ties it to a strap.

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Woodblock Printing

There are 6 woodblocks to complete one print. You print them in order and finish the work. We have 2 designs: Heian Shrine and Maiko.

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Cloisonné 【Silver】

Cloisonne is what colored-grass enamel is put onto a silver based owl design, and then baked at 800 degree C.Your work will be finished as a strap or pendant.

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Claybell doll

Dorei doll is a white unglazed bell doll, which is originated from ceramic doll started in Kyoto.You will paint a dorei doll and take it home with you.

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Folding fan painting

You will paint on an unfolded fan as you like. Let’s make your own fan with the scent of sandalwood.

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Shichimi Blending

Shichimi consists of seven kinds of seasonings. You will blend seven flavor herbs and spices as you like. It will be put into a bamboo cylinder.

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Incense Bag

You will blend three varieties of Japanese incense, then put the incense into a pouche made of Nishijin textile or Yuzen Chirimen fabric.

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Spinning Top Koma

Spinning top in Kyoto is made of textile.You coil cotton tapes around the base, and use a brush to coat the koma with fixative.

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Cloisonné 【Copper】

You put glass powder on the copper base, and our staff will bake your work in the oven. Your work will be finished as a key chain or pendant.

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Handweaving table center cloth

Experience weaving by traditional methods using a mini-loom. Weave a table center cloth (20cm×30cm) and take it home as a souvenir.

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Handweaving scarf

You can produce original hand-woven scarf using genuine Japanese silk. Silk scarf sized about 20cm×180cm, warm in winter and cool in summer.

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Nishijinori

Accessory Crafting with Classic Kimono Fabric

Meet an artisan working in the Nishijin Ori industry, which produces a sumptuous kimono fabric. Craft either of hair tie, hair brooch, or multi purpose ring with the same material. English guided private tour.

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Crafting an Aromatic Bag

Craft a Japanese sachet, a maiko's essential belonging, blended with 10 different aromatic wooden powders under the guidance of an artisan. English guided and held for one party.

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Tatami Mats Tour

Visit a tatami artisan in his shop to find out what the traditional mats are made of. See him doing a work in an old fashioned way and make a mini tatami by yourself to bring back home. English guided and held privately. Everyone knows what tatami mats look like, but how many of you know what they are made of, how they are made, and why they are important to Japanese housing? The questions will be answered when you meet the artisan.

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