SHOUJIROU Cutlery Crafts

The traditional technique “SouHidukuri” is a traditional knife blade smith of old-fashioned “total fire build” made by hand.It is a traditional recipe that shapes by hitting hot iron without using a mold.I hit a steel material with a hammer to stretch it or cut it and make it through several processes.Originally used for manufacturing “Japanese sword”, it is the same manufacturing technology as “Japanese sword”. It is also certified as traditional craftworks designated by Chiba Prefecture.


[KIMEKOMI wood doll] is called because it engraves a thin groove in the portion of the clothing folds and cloths where it becomes the border and “cling and paste” the cloth there.
Its origin was “KIMEKOMI wood doll] ” born in Kyoto about 270 years ago, the technique of making dolls was transferred to Edo, [Edo KIMEKOMI wood doll] was born.
According to the theory, at that time, a person named Tadashi ge Takahashi, a craftworker at Kamigamo Shrine in Kyoto, made the festival tools of the shrine, made wooden dolls and used the rest of the shrine costumes It is said that it starts.

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TADANO Edo glass factory

“Edo Kiriko” is the beginning in 1834, a glassworker in Edo, Kagaya Kyubei devised a sculpture on the surface of the glass using golden sand “KongoSuna”.
In the 1900 ‘s, European cut – glass technique was introduced and it became “Edo Kiriko” which is conveyed to the present age and is now designated as a traditional Japanese craft.
TADANO Edo glass factory constantly pursues new designs, we are trying to make works that incorporate contemporary design into Japanese style as Edo Kiriko, using patterns and cutting techniques that have never been before.

MORI Tea silverware

MORI Tea silverware is a long-established silver manufacturer. Founded in 1927 year. The catchphrase is “From a silver toothpick to a golden bath.”This is not an exaggerated metaphor, it is a commodity or work that I actually worked on, and a gold bath was made for 2 years, using 200 kg of pure gold at the time of the Tokyo Olympic in 1964.
Father, Mr. Yoshinosuke Mori, founder, was born in Taito-ku, Tokyo, where silverware manufacturing was popular since ancient times, studied under Mr. Katsunosuke Tajima called Ginza masterpiece. As a forge caster who hits silver with a hammer, he became independent in 1927, led the craftsmen, and brought up with a manufacturer with 50 people in the heyday.

NAGASAWA Tea bronzeware

NAGASAWA Tea bronzeware was founded by the first generation Nagasawa Kinjiro and is currently operated by the 2nd generation, Takehisa, 3 rd generation, Toshihisa. The forged gold is a traditional technique of hammering a piece of metal plate such as silver, copper, brass, etc., while stretching or shrinking it, creating various items such as teaware and vase.