Gunma Silk–Annaka and Midori, Gunma
A bioactive protein secreted by silkworms and typically discarded in silk-making is being recovered and adapted for use in high-end bath products that benefi t skin and the environment.
Deep in snow country, where the Tadami River flows, lies a town where handmade basketry is just one secret behind a community-wide joie de vivre.
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The creation of traditional Japanese lacquerware is a beautiful and detailed process.
Hakone yosegi zaiku is a form of marquetry dating back to around 1830
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Specialists in every step of denim manufacture—spinning, dyeing ...
A symbol of elegance loved around the world since the early 1900s, Akoya pearls ...
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