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Edo tsumami kanzashi
A traditional hair ornament that has been used for many years.
Techniques passed down from the Edo period.
It is fascinating to watch the artisans making these delicate and beautiful ornamental hairpins.
The Kumiko has a long history, said to date back to the 7th century.
There are more than 200 types of patterns made by this traditional method of binding together fine wooden materials, without using nails.
This word-working method which has been perfected over many years still decorates spaces today.
The oroshigane is a tool indispensable to Japanese cooking, which was used by commoners from the 18th century.
While most people use manufactured graters today, Japanese chefs largely prefer the traditional oroshikin grater.
The hand-made bronze oroshikin grater conserves the full flavour of the foods. The copper workshops where the oroshikin graters are produced emit a comforting sound.
How to open the Onigiri packaging
If you go to Japan, you are likely to visit a ‘Convini’ (24 hour convenience store)
For a little snack in Japan try an ‘Onigiri. But there is a little trick in opening the packaging...