Posts Tagged ‘ paper ’

Traditional Crafts of Japan Exhibited in Tokyo

Feb 25th, 2009 | By | Category: Events

Rustic hand made Japanese pottery, paper along with beautiful examples of and lacquerware, dyed and woven fabrics will all be on display at the Dento-teki Kogeihin-ten WAZA 2009 (Japan Traditional Crafts Exhibition) from February 26th through March 3rd at the Ikebukuro Tobu Department Store. Not only will you be able to view a beautiful array […]

The Beauty of Washi

Nov 27th, 2008 | By | Category: History & Culture

Washi or hand made Japanese paper is one of the many beautiful items that hold a special place in Japanese culture. The history of paper making in Japan can be traced back over 1,300 years and was an adaptation of Korean methods of paper making.  Traditionally, many of the paper makers in Japan were farmers […]