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Workshop Spots in Ishikawa Area

  • Kanazawa Paulownia Craft Iwamoto Kiyoshi Shoten
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    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Hyoutanmachi 3-2
    At the Ishikawa Prefecture Designated traditional crafts “Kanazawa Paulownia Crafts” store and studio is a charming town house with a sign saying “Kiri Hibachi (Paulownia brazier)” as its landmark. Kanazawa Paulownia Craft is charred paulownia wood bark covered in a rust mixture of polishing powder and lacquer and is characterized by patterns of gold or silver powder, called “Taka-Makie.” The most popular items are “Chokotto tray” which are decorated with a single, lovely makie design. In addition, tea ceremony items, paulownia braziers, ashtrays, sweet bowls and various paulownia craftworks are available. The nearest station is Kanazawa Station.

    柔らかくて傷がつきやすいけど驚くほど軽くて木目が美しい無臭の杉。杉に蒔絵を施した可愛さ絶品のちょこっとトレーが気に入りました。町家の古い日本家屋に絶妙なセンスの工芸品が並んでいます。レトロな音響から流れているのはぶらんぶらんの音楽!先端なのか伝統なのか。こちらの工芸品はセレクトショップにもよく置いてありますが選択肢が豊富なのでお店への訪問をお勧めします。店内は小さくてもステキな品が沢山あってとても...

  • Mokume
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    Ishikawa Pref. Kagashi Yamanakaonsensakaemachi Two 60
    A wooden crafts studio located in the Yamanaka Onsen hot spring village area. The studio is operated by an artisan who uses a lathe and chisels to create works out of unpainted wood. The studio offers short classes on making your own wood craft, and you can choose to make a bowl, small basket, or sculpture. After the bowls have been carved out, they are sent to a lacquer artisan to be lacquered and are then delivered to your home. The studio's shop sells beautiful bowls, chopsticks, and other warm and charming wood items.
  • Mokuyourin
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    Ishikawa Hakusan-shi Yahatamachi Ri 1-6
    This studio focuses on using wood from the Shishiku area. The facility is broadly divided into two areas - a wood studio and a food studio. The wood studio operates as a wood crafts store owned by a lumber dealer which has been in business for over a century. The studio sells a wide variety of items and also regularly holds woodworking workshops. The food studio operates as a pizzeria and bakes pizzas using a big brick firewood oven. The food studio also offers a large selection of other dishes, including pastas and desserts.
  • Tujiwankijimokkogei
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    Ishikawa Pref. Wajimashi Oisemachi Miter 15-1
  • Kanazawacho Ya Shokunin Workshop Higashiyama
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    Ishikawa Kanazawa-shi Higashiyama 2-1-21
  • Kaganuikurashiko
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    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Tourikimachi A 18 Park Residence 201
  • GlassStudioCullet
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    Ishikawa Kaga-shi Hashitatemachi U196
  • Togei Workshop utuwa Labo
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    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Ohimachi 5-22

Ishikawa Areas

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Long, thin Ishikawa prefecture runs along the Sea of Japan up into Noto Peninsula. Highlights of the seaside towns lining the west coast include Kanazawa, often described as a "Little Kyoto" thanks to its old wooden tea houses and geisha culture as well as its picturesque Japanese garden, Kenroku-en.

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