Kanazawa Ichigo Ichie – A one in a lifetime arts and crafts experience
Kanazawa, which prospered as a Kaga domain castle town during the Edo period (1603-1868), is the birthplace of various crafts. The techniques have been handed down from generation to generation, resulting in traditional crafts such as Kaga Yuzen, Kaga Maki-e, and Ohi Ware, which are all still crafted today.
Enjoy the rare chance to hear usually unavailable artists explain the production process and anecdotes behind the charm of such traditional crafts, as well as hands-on craft making experiences with the artisans, and studio tours.
Location: Kanazawa-city, Ishikawa Prefecture
Activity: Experience traditional Japanese handicrafts of Kaga Yuzen
Date and Time: On request
Black out: To be confirmed
Term & Condition: 100% 3 days or less than 72 hours prior to tour
100% No show
• Try coloring fabric that has a base design and experience traditional Japanese handicrafts.
• After the workshop you can try on Kaga Yuzen Kimonos painstakingly crafted by artists.
• Go into studios that are not usually open to the public to hear the artists talk about their Kaga Yuzen creations, which are entirely hand made.
ABOUT KAGA YUZEN
This dyeing method uses bright colors on silk cloth, etc,, to create patterns of flowers and plants.
Many Kaga Yuzen feature a painting style of design.