You might have your favorite and precious kimono or obi which are made of silk and wonder how to clean them. Cleaning kimono is very …Continue reading Cleaning your kimono & obi outside Japan
Chrysanthemum blooms in autumn and is the representative flower of Japan as well as Sakura and the symbol of longevity. Its motif is used fo…Continue reading KIKU (Chrysanthemum)
Edo Moji (Edo Style Characters) is a generic term of designed characters which were mainly used in Edo period (17-19C). It has various kinds…Continue reading Edo Moji/ Edomoji (Edo Style Characters) – Kanji & Hiragana
Go treasure-hunting! Glassworks such as luxury crystal cut glass or handmade ornaments by high-skilled glassworkers at a bargain price. In d…Continue reading Luxury Glassware- Sumida Glassware Market
Preparation | Spot patterns | Stripe pattern | Abstract pattern | Hexagon & square patterns | Dyeing & Coordinating with Kimono and …Continue reading Shibori Tie-dyeing with Sakura wood chip!
A whisky festival, “Chichibu Whisky Matsuri (festival)” has been an annual event in Chichibu (Saitama pref.), where one of the famous Japane…Continue reading Chichibu Whisky Matsuri (A whisky festival in Japan)
What is Sanada clan? | Rokumonsen, their crest | The best warrior in Japan | Sanada Strap What is Sanada clan? The land of Sanada’s or…Continue reading Sanada, the best warrior in Japan