Photo of the day

The page is to share various articles and photos regarding our experience during our business and through daily life. The photos will hopefully be informative to understand Japanese tradition, culture and spirit.

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New attempt at Echizen-Yaki !!


Echizen-Yaki is one of the Six old Kilns in Japan” and is designated as “Traditional Craft Products”. Echizen-Yaki is characterized by its simple shapes and natural texture of the clay, which is unglazed and fired at a high temperature.
However, some potters attempt to create extremely thin sake-ware, called “Hirara” , taking advantage of the fine and stiff characters of Echizen clay.