Traditional crafts

Kutani Porcelain

Amidst the rich, though relatively short, history of porcelain in Japan, the Kutani ware, which originated some 350 years ago at the height of the Kaga area, is particularly...

Yamanaka Lacquerware

A charming hot spring resort town that has been thriving for more than 1,300 years, Yamanaka Onsen has meanwhile acquired the reputation of having...