Welcome to HandicraftJapan.com by Nagomi Ichiban.
Introducing traditional Japanese handicrafts that were handed over many centuries by professional Japanese artisans. Our products are all handmade and each item contains special tasks,with the real artisan's spirits.
Kiso Shikki Lacquerware
Traditional Artisans in Japan
Japan's cultural heritage spans a vast amount of historical elements, traditional arts and crafts an important aspect of it. Nonetheless, keeping these traditions alive require persevering artists -- many in which choose to remain anonymous.
To these artists, Japanese craftsmanship is more than just a product -- it is a way of life. These artisans will always continue to enhance their skills through their devotion to continuing on the tradition.
Beauty of tradition
In Japan, the final product is never truly the most important part of the tradition. In fact, it is the whole process that creates the product that is the beauty of the Japanese traditional craftsmanship. From each step, these artisans spend days making sure each part of the product is perfect by putting their heart and soul into the work.