Modern Japanese Gifts

Craft



Kyoto is well known throughout Japan as the center of traditional culture and crafts. Kyoto Design House features a selection of modern products that showcase these traditional techniques and skills. Here are some of the traditional techniques used to make the products on display.


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Urushi : Japanese Lacquer Urushi : Japanese Lacquer

Urushi : Japanese Lacquer


The sap of the Japanese lacquer tree has been used for centuries to decorate wood and leather, among other materials. We carry a variety of items created using Japanese lacquer.