Japanese lacquerware is a craft that has a reputation throughout the globe. One of the best ways to discover the history and beauty of this ancient craft is at the Urushi no Sato Kaikan in Sabae City, Fukui. A gallery and workshop, Urushi no Sato offers three different lacquer classes; drawing, carving, and applying lacquer. With techniques and works that have been passed down through generations, Fukui is a must visit for anyone interested in getting to know Japan’s art history in more depth.
Fukui Lacquerware at the Urushi no Sato Kaikan