Posts Tagged ‘furoshiki

Kyoto Okaju Japanese Lacquer ‘Fude’ Brush Pen

Kyoto Okaju Japanese Lacquer ‘Fude’ Brush Pen

A number of Kyoto companies and artisans working in the traditional Kyoto industries have begun to develop novel products for contemporary lifestyle that are based upon or utilize some aspects of tradition. These products are especially fascinating to me because many of them could not really be developed anywhere other than Kyoto. I recently came …

Where to Buy Furoshiki in Kyoto: Karakusaya and Kakefuda

Where to Buy Furoshiki in Kyoto: Karakusaya and Kakefuda

People abroad seem very interested in the traditional Japanese furoshiki these days, and with good reason; they are beautiful, useful and help us to me more environmentally friendly. Furoshiki make great gifts for family and friends back home because they are novel, trendy, light weight, unbreakable, and relatively inexpensive. There are two furoshiki stores that …

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