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What's Dami? Dami-Fude(brush)?

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Dami Brush | JPAP - Japanese Porcelain and Pottery Club

Have you ever heard about "Dami"?

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What's Arita-yaki?

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Arita-yaki (Arita ware) is a general term for the ceramics goods which are made in and around the town of Arita, in Saga prefecture, Japan. 

Next year, in 2016, Arita porcelain celebrates its 400th anniversary since the first Japanese porcelain was fired in this small town.  We would like to share the story behind the long history with you.

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Meet The FURUSATO

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Short movie on "Meet The FURUSATO - discovery of regional gifts in Japan". Featured Fukuoka, Saga, Oita. How do international medias find Japan's craftsmanship? 

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ARITA x NOBU Collection

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The unique collaboration with the world renowned Japanese chef Nobu Matsuhisa and the next generation of Arita potters and trading companies. ARITA x NOBU PROJECT

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2016/ project.

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2016/ project. Fine everyday use porcelain products.Produced by 16 international designers (creative directors: Teruhiro Yanagihara and Scholten & Baijings) and Arita's refined local makers; combining contemporary designs and traditionally handed down technique. Carried out by Saga Prefecture as part of the Arita Porcelain 400th Anniversary Project.  If you are in Amsterdam or have a chance to visit there, Arita House Amsterdam is a good place to see their products! >> more info about Arita House   ・ Two of the makers' products are in our collection too.  Hataman Touen: https://www.jpap.club/collections/hataman Fujimaki Seitou: https://www.jpap.club/search?q=fujimaki

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