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By clicking the number, you can see handicrafts
displayed at the store.

Yame Handmade Washi Paper

② Yame Tesuki Washi
(Yame Handmade Washi Paper) (Chinaberry used for the frames)

Yame handmade washi paper, known to be sturdy and strong, dates back over 400 years, when Nichigen, a Buddhist priest from Echizen province (present day Fukui Prefecture) visited Yame. Considering the water quality and geographical features of the Yabe River ideal for producing paper, Nichigen imparted paper processing techniques to Yame.

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Yame Handmade Washi Paper

② Yame Tesuki Washi
(Yame Handmade Washi Paper) (Chinaberry used for the frames)

Yame handmade washi paper, known to be sturdy and strong, dates back over 400 years, when Nichigen, a Buddhist priest from Echizen province (present day Fukui Prefecture) visited Yame. Considering the water quality and geographical features of the Yabe River ideal for producing paper, Nichigen imparted paper processing techniques to Yame.

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Okawa Kumiko Wood Joinery

③ Okawa Kumiko
(Okawa Wood Joinery)

Okawa wood joinery is a traditional craftwork with a history of about 300 years. Employed in the work is the technique of assembling pieces of wood into one of more than 200 different designs within a series of individual triangular frames. While it may look fragile, the structure in which each piece of wood is elaborately fitted together makes the article robust just like a single board of wood.

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Okawa Kumiko Wood Joinery

③ Okawa Kumiko
(Okawa Wood Joinery)

Okawa wood joinery is a traditional craftwork with a history of about 300 years. Employed in the work is the technique of assembling pieces of wood into one of more than 200 different designs within a series of individual triangular frames. While it may look fragile, the structure in which each piece of wood is elaborately fitted together makes the article robust just like a single board of wood.

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Okawa Kumiko Wood Joinery(扉)

③ Okawa Kumiko
(Okawa Wood Joinery) (Door)

Okawa wood joinery is a traditional craftwork with a history of about 300 years. Employed in the work is the technique of assembling pieces of wood into one of more than 200 different designs within a series of individual triangular frames. While it may look fragile, the structure in which each piece of wood is elaborately fitted together makes the article robust just like a single board of wood.

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Koishiwarayaki

④ Koishiwarayaki
(Koishiwara Ware) (Zenzo Fukushima)

The Koishiwara (formerly Toho Village) region has had a culture of baking everyday items in kilns since olden times. In 1931, the value of Koishiwarayaki was highly recognized by Soetsu Yanagi, known as the founding father of the folk-arts movement in Japan, leading it to become known nationwide. Its charm lies in its practicality, simplicity and fortitude, and rustic texture - features referred to as "Beauty of Use."

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Yanagawa Mari Decorated Cotton Balls

⑤ Yanagawa Mari
(Yanagawa Balls)

Yanagawa Mari balls are handiwork that forms an essential part of sagemon, decorations hung around Hinadan, a tiered stand for dolls for the girls' festival, during the first birthday celebrations for baby girls. Yanagawa balls are created by sewing patterns on a ball with plant-dyed cotton thread and colorful lily-yarn while elaborately wrapping the thread and yarn around the ball.

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Jojima Onigawara Roof Tiles

⑥ Jyojima Onigawara
(Jyojima Goblin-mask Roof Tiles)

The history of Jyojima Onigawara or goblin-mask tiles started when the Arima family took over control of the Kurume domain. Recognized for their beautiful gloss, refined shapes and extraordinary durability, the Jyojima Onigawara have been widely used to ward off evil in shrines, temples and traditional Japanese houses across the Kyushu region.

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小倉織

⑦ Kokura-ori

Kokura-ori is cotton cloth woven to make hakama (a long pleated skirt worn over the kimono) and obi (a broad sash for kimono) in the early Edo Period (early 1600's) by the feudal clan of Buzen Kokura (present Kitakyushu City). With the use of many warp threads creating a beautiful gradation of colors, its characteristic vertical stripe pattern gives an impressive three-dimensional effect. Although at the beginning of the Showa period (1926-1989) its production ceased, in 1984 textile artist Noriko Tsuiki succeeded in reviving and restoring Kokura-ori.

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小倉織

⑦ Kokura-ori

Kokura-ori is cotton cloth woven to make hakama (a long pleated skirt worn over the kimono) and obi (a broad sash for kimono) in the early Edo Period (early 1600's) by the feudal clan of Buzen Kokura (present Kitakyushu City). With the use of many warp threads creating a beautiful gradation of colors, its characteristic vertical stripe pattern gives an impressive three-dimensional effect. Although at the beginning of the Showa period (1926-1989) its production ceased, in 1984 textile artist Noriko Tsuiki succeeded in reviving and restoring Kokura-ori.

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Rantai Lacquerware

⑧ Rantai Shikki
(Rantai Lacquerware) (Shikishi Board Frame)

Rantai is lacquerware with distinctive patterns produced by applying layers of lacquer to an item woven from bamboo. On top of being beautiful, Rantai lacquerware is light and sturdy. It is a masterpiece that improves as it ages.

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Rantai Lacquerware

⑧ Rantai Shikki
(Rantai Lacquerware) (Vase)

Rantai is lacquerware with distinctive patterns produced by applying layers of lacquer to an item woven from bamboo. On top of being beautiful, Rantai lacquerware is light and sturdy. It is a masterpiece that improves as it ages.

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Kakegawa Weaving

⑨ Kakegawa Rugs (Tatami)

Kakegawa rugs have been produced all over Chikugo, an area known as a habitat of rush. Characterized by a refreshing scent unique to rush and bright colors, the stately Kakegawa rugs are reminiscent of summer days in Chikugo.

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Yame Sudare Blinds

⑩ Yame Sudare
(Yame Bamboo Blinds)

Yame sudare are produced by weaving thin rods of bamboo. During the Heian period (794-1185), they were essential as partitions between rooms in a nobleman's residence. Today, the blinds are used as luxury furnishings for traditional Japanese houses, temples and shrines.

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Yamechochin

⑪ Yame Chochin
(Yame Lanterns)

Yame Chochin lanterns originate in bachochin, produced in Yame in the Edo period for hanging in places such as graveyards. Since then, they have continued to evolve through the efforts of many master craftsmen. Yame has now developed into the country's leading lantern producer. With bamboo sticks, Japanese washi paper made with limpid water, both locally obtained, and silk as its main materials, Yame Chochin give off an ethereal light, restoring people's peace of mind.

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Hakataori

⑫ Hakataori
(Hakata Woven Textiles) *A different pattern is displayed
in each room.

Hakataori has its roots in the techniques for making textiles learned in China and brought back to Hakata about 780 years ago. After a series of improvements were made to the techniques, Hakataori was developed, exhibiting its characteristic vivid sheen and thickness. Otokoobi, obi sashes for men, in particular, which have been highly acclaimed as "once tightened in the morning, it won't loosen until the evening", are regarded as a symbol of the sophistication of Hakata.

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Hakataori

⑫ Hakataori
(Hakata Woven Textiles) *A different pattern is displayed
in each room.

Hakataori has its roots in the techniques for making textiles learned in China and brought back to Hakata about 780 years ago. After a series of improvements were made to the techniques, Hakataori was developed, exhibiting its characteristic vivid sheen and thickness. Otokoobi, obi sashes for men, in particular, which have been highly acclaimed as "once tightened in the morning, it won't loosen until the evening", are regarded as a symbol of the sophistication of Hakata.

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Hakataori

⑫ Hakataori
(Hakata Woven Textiles) *A different pattern is displayed
in each room.

Hakataori has its roots in the techniques for making textiles learned in China and brought back to Hakata about 780 years ago. After a series of improvements were made to the techniques, Hakataori was developed, exhibiting its characteristic vivid sheen and thickness. Otokoobi, obi sashes for men, in particular, which have been highly acclaimed as "once tightened in the morning, it won't loosen until the evening", are regarded as a symbol of the sophistication of Hakata.

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Hakata Okiage Raised Cloth Pictures

⑬ Hakata Okiage
(Hakata Raised Cloth Pictures)

Okiage means a three-dimensional artwork created by adding cottons on a cloth to raise it. It has a delicate and expressive face created by hand. In Hakata, there was a tradition to give okiage to celebrate the birth of a baby girl.

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Aganoyaki

⑭ Aganoyaki
(Agano Ware)

Aganoyaki was highly valued as pottery created in Kokura domain-organized kilns during the period of its rule by the Hosokawa and Ogasawara families. Aganoyaki also has a history of being very well liked by tea ceremony figures of the time as one of the tea pots counted among the "Seven Kilns of Enshu," the seven teaware making pottery studios around Japan chosen by the early Edo period tea master Kobori Enshu.
Aganoyaki is characterized by thin walls that offer comfortable lightness, as well as the variety of colors created by skillfully using many types of glaze, as represented by rokusho nagashi, which comes from the copper-derived green glaze that is put on like a stream.

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Kurumekasuri

⑮ Kurume Kasuri
(Kurume Splashed-pattern Textiles)

Its brilliant designs are created by binding cotton threads with hemp, dyeing them with indigo, and crisscross weaving different mottled-pattern threads together.
Kurumekasuri, devised by a girl named Inoue Den in the Edo period, is today cherished by many people as forming Japan's splashed-pattern culture.

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Yame Stone Lanterns

⑯ Yame Ishi Toro
(Yame Stone Lanterns)

Made from volcanic tuff which is available in abundance in the area, Yame stone lanterns take advantage of the rock's properties of being light, soft and easily weathered. The lanterns improve their charm with moss growing on their surface as they age.

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Traditional folkcrafts and handicrafts of Fukuoka are displayed. Just one small craft can show you new aspects of Fukuoka you don't know, including its historical background as a gateway to Asia where various cultures have met since ancient times and geographical factors blessed with a natural environment of seas, mountains, and rivers.

Address
〒102-0083
Sumitomo Fudosan Fukuoka Hanzomon Building 1F, 1-12-1, Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0083 JAPAN (3-minute walk from Exit 3a or 4 of Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line "Hanzomon" Station)
TEL
+81-3-3288-2170
E-Mail
hanzoumon@torizendining.co.jp
Business Hours
【Weekdays】Lunch 11:30〜15:00(L.O 14:00)
Evening 17:00〜22:00(L.O 21:00)
Closed
Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, the Bon holidays and the New Year holidays
   
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