True Value of Asai Lacquer – Serious and Wholehearted Lacquer

Homemade lacquer from Tottori that is starting to reveal its true value The truth is that when I was in Saitama, this was not a lacquer that was easy to use. When I passed it to Professor Murose (living in Tokyo) and asked for his impressions, I was told “the first lacquer dries well, but … Continue reading True Value of Asai Lacquer – Serious and Wholehearted Lacquer

Work “Gold Lacuqer-Laden-Hexagonal-Kogo” “Drop”

A single crystal within a bracket inside a lid (work by Mansei Uehara). The work has been produced based on the theme of a crystal that resembles a drop, and the ripples and asssembled butterflies of light that spread out from there. We have created a modeled work that uses techniques and materials to represent … Continue reading Work “Gold Lacuqer-Laden-Hexagonal-Kogo” “Drop”

Product “Gozen-rokuji(6AM)” “Gogo-rokuji(6PM)”

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Two products in Gold-decorated Laden “Hiranatsume” ◆”Gozen-rokuji” This product was created with the image of a scene in which the soft light of morning stretches out before you. Items are differentiated by colors and as only a small amount of the required color can be used on eacah item, this … Continue reading Product “Gozen-rokuji(6AM)” “Gogo-rokuji(6PM)”

Conditions for artists to be able to keep selling their work

“What are the conditions for artists to be able to keep selling their work?” We asked this question to an art galllery representative at a department store. “Let me see. I suppose one thing is to keep changing.” It is difficult to survive for a long period in the world of art, and without a … Continue reading Conditions for artists to be able to keep selling their work

Three things you must never do when handling lacquerware

Many people have an image of lacquerware as being difficult to handle. Certainly, its surface may appear weak compared to that of earthenware, porcelain, or glass. However, many people who make it feel “it is more durable than I thought”. If you use it correctly, it will last for multiple generations. I shall explain things … Continue reading Three things you must never do when handling lacquerware

About the product – Makie Tortoiseshell Mother-of-Pearl Jewelry Box “Road of Light”

This was exhibited in the 59th Japan Traditional Crafts Exhibition. The “Road of Light” product has become a breakout product for me. Fortunately, it received the new face award at the Japan Crafts Exhibition. It is also a product that has led me to the discovery of my own style. Light released from a single … Continue reading About the product – Makie Tortoiseshell Mother-of-Pearl Jewelry Box “Road of Light”