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Metal Carving  Lacquer work and metal carving

To widen the popularity of Iiyama's tradition, Mr. Washimori, who has inherited the engraver’s craftsmanship which has been handed down through generations, produces and sells accessories, bookmarks and others using engraving techniques, and offers the general public opportunities to experience this tradition.


The experience activity is very popular among women because you can lit is possible to learn a technique called "Keribori," or carving patterns on copper plate with a swift kicking rhythm, to produce necklaces or other accessories engraved with favorite designs by themselves.

For individual participants, it takes about an hour and half to make a bookmark, two hours to make a ring, and three hours to make a necklace.

Even beginners can feel free to participate as there attentive instructions and explanations of engraving are provided.

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