I was too busy to write this blog…

    Long time no see. I’ve been busy to make lacquer ware for big contest that I’ve mentioned about it in this blog before. I’ve been working on it so seriously, then finally I’ve finished it. I think I tried my best. Now I have to wait and see that I’m in or out. […]

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I make what you want

I’m going tell you about recent work today. Here is a photo of it. I’ve taken order of personalize letter.

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Weekly report

  During this week, I’m making lacquerware for special exhibition,  which is very important for Japanese traditional craftsman. I’ve never participated it before. Finally, I decided to join the party this year. The problem is that I don’t want to make “typical” lacquerware. I want to make something which is crazy, provocative and stimulating, but not too […]

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外から見た日本

今回は日本語で書きます。 今日は最近私が読んで、感銘と言うか危機感を覚えた本を紹介させて下さい。

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New project

I’m making other stuff which I’d like to introduce today. These are not jewelry, but lacquerware. I make these lacquerware using “KAN-SHITU” method.

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Koi starts swimming

    Let me introduce my new product today. This is totally new category. Have you ever heard the Japanese word “Koi”?

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現代の伝統工芸

  今回は母国語のみお送りいたします。   伝統工芸の末端に席を置いているつもりの者として常に考えているのは、 この2016年に伝統工芸をやる意味は何か?ということです。

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Special offer

  I’m going to offer two special samurai ring today. These rings were made for IMANAKA museum.   030 SAMURAI RING “KABUTO” red IMANAKA ver.     031 SAMURAI RING “KABUTO” black IMANAKA ver. I did Maki-e as a crest, red one is sun and black one is moon. I haven’t sold these kinds finished […]

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Now making

    I’m tired to keep making samurai jewelry recently. I wanna do something new. Therefore I’m making other line. I just finished wax modeling, so I can’t tell you what I’m making right now. But I’m gonna sell it, because I really love it. Please be patient. Good things take time.       […]

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Weekly report 13-20/Apr/2016

In this week, the tragedy hit Kumamoto Japan. There are a lot of earthquake in Japan, but usually occurs one big earthquake at a time. In this time, many huge earthquake hit same area in a short time. I’ve never seen like this. I can’t do anything when nature work havoc with human. I only […]

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