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|||Asian Rare Books | English|
Antiquarian bookstore with out-of-print, old and rare books about Japan and all Asia. Booklists emailed on request.
(Hits: 1,205 Listed: 11/13/2004)
|||Awagami Factory | English | Japanese|
Producer of traditional handmade Japanese washi paper. Information on culture and history of Japanese paper, paper making process, regional distributors. Museum of traditional paper.
(Hits: 1,218 Listed: 06/28/2005)
|||Daruma Magazine | English|
Quarterly magazine on Japanese art & antiques, subscription based, published in Kobe. Has links page.
(Hits: 1,210 Listed: 03/28/2002)
|||Greentea Design | English|
Japanese and Korean furniture. Antique and modern designs.
(Hits: 1,238 Listed: 10/26/2004)
|||Japanese Armor History | English | Japanese|
Names of Japanese armor parts. Timeline of armor evolution.
(Hits: 1,224 Listed: 07/17/2003)
|||Lisa's Japanese Pages | English|
Gateway site to articles and other information on Japanese history, culture, music written by Lisa Shea, who has run a feudal Japan newsletter and wrote most of its content for 12 years. Article topics include bonsai, weapons, bushido, feudal society, Edo, Kabuki, Zen, Ukiyo-e, and more. Photos of dolls, netsuke, sake bottles, origami. Gift-giving guide, culture and origami book reviews.
(Hits: 1,256 Listed: 08/15/2003)
|||Museum of Japanese Traditional Art Crafts | English | Japanese|
Maintained by Japan Society of Industrial Arts. Shows exhibition schedules of traditional industrial crafts and works by living treasures in various fields (ceramics, textiles, lacquer ware, metal work, etc.).
(Hits: 1,244 Listed: 06/20/2003)
|||Shibui | English|
Information about different kinds of Japanese crafts (kimono, tansu, ceramics, baskets, etc.). Online catalogues available.
(Hits: 1,263 Listed: 06/28/2003)
|||Temari - Thread-Wrapped Embroidered Balls | English|
Japanese temari, thread wrapped and embroidered balls. Free patterns, links to organizations and info resources, online shopping. By Barbara Suess, Kiku Designs.
(Hits: 1,210 Listed: 01/22/2007)
|||Traditional Crafts | English | Japanese|
History, gallery, and manufacture process of various crafts made in Kanazawa, Ishikawa. Has 14 categories (Ohi pottery, fishing fly, paper lantern, mizuhiki, etc.).
(Hits: 1,260 Listed: 07/18/2003)
|||Traditional Crafts of Japan | English | Japanese|
Detailed descriptions and history of Japanese traditional crafts. Shows 198 craft industries recognized by the The Association for the Promotion of Traditional Craft Industries, organization affiliated with the government Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI).
(Hits: 1,259 Listed: 08/12/2003)
|||Wajima-Nuri Homepage | English | Japanese|
About Wajima-Nuri lacquerware. History, manufacture process, and picture gallery.
(Hits: 1,213 Listed: 07/18/2003)
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