ISHIZUKA GLASS CO., Ltd started in Japan as a manufacturer of glass bottles in 1819. In the 1960s, the company decided to produce glass tableware and named the brand "ADERIA". Since then, the brand has been manufacturing design products made to last with a timeless design.
Aoba Co., Ltd., headquartered in Obama, Fukui Prefecture, has been engaged in the manufacture and sale of chopsticks since its inception in August 1968.
In order to focus tableware on baguettes and Japanese food culture, Aoba Co., Ldt offers new ideas and innovations to meet a wide variety of needs.
"Chushin kobo" is a creation workshop offering the beauty of traditional cast iron transmitted to Japan due to Masuda's design adapted to today's lifestyle.
Traditional craftsmanship is not inherently conservative, but in our time it is a very innovative combination of hard and soft for a universal design.
Chushin Kobo offers a wide range of items such as:
1. functional kitchen utensils.
2. Interior decorative pieces in rusty steel.
3. Recycled aluminum table clothing and decorative interior clothing.
4. Decorative interior items and table clothes in colored cast iron.
5. cast iron used in interior and exterior architecture a work.
All goods produced by IKEHIKO are based on Japanese seasonal flowers and traditional art. Discover a wide range of items made from igusa, a high quality straw mat woven from Juncus effusus ("scattered rush"), called tatami-omote.
Each year, IKEHIHO creates new product lines that represent the best of Japanese beauty. Bring Japanese style and harmony into your daily life.
Itchudo® is a new Japanese artisanal brand born in 2009 in the prefecture of Iwate, heir to 400 years of craftsmanship and protected know-how.
Itchu-do cast iron products are based on ease of use, aesthetics and simplicity of design. the Itchu-do workshop mixes tradition and modernity without going too much into sophistication and the superfluous. The brand continues to design stylish objects for everyday use.
Founded in 1902 and based in the city of Morioka, Iwachu is the first and most famous producer of cast iron teapots and kitchenware in Japan. Using high quality metal, skilled and experienced craftsmen perform precision gestures to produce a wide range of the highest quality cast iron items. This internationally renowned company combines ancestral know-how with advanced technologies in order to offer its customers products combining design, simplicity of use and ease of maintenance.
Japanese knives from the samurai sword tradition
Kai, a Japanese brand
Fashion, lifestyle, media world. Japan is ahead of its time. What will happen is already visible in Tokyo. Japanese products also enjoy a great reputation in the world. An oriental blend of harmony, minimalism and functionality combined with convincing quality is a magic formula for a large number of lifestyle products. In their homeland, kai products enjoy a unique reputation and the status of cult objects. The company founded in 1908 in Seki, develops and distributes cutting utensils and similar products with excellent cutting edge and functionality, according to a tradition of more than a century.
Kikkoman Corporation (キ ッ コ ー マ ン 株式会社, Kikkōman Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese company founded in 1917 mainly selling soy sauce. It is particularly known on the archipelago for its small plastic bottles in the shape of a small fish, having a red cap at the location of the mouth.
Founded in 1910, Kotodo Takahashi Corporation has been producing hand-made tea canisters for 108 years. Our multipurpose canisters feature an airtight cap with an additional interior lid, ensuring a seamless and smooth seal. Each canister is handmade by skilled craftsmen using lead-free, food grade tin steel.
Kotodo tea canisters are the ideal kitchen storage solution to protect your teas and dried foods from light, air, and humidity.
The koi carp deploys its majestic swimming in the pure waters of the ornamental ponds. We admire it peacefully, breathing the pure air that surrounds us. For the purity of air and water to remain, Madame Mo also endorses her costume in hummingbird feathers.To make its koinobori, she has naturally chosen a material that is respectful of both nature and people: organic cotton.
Organic cotton is grown without the use of insecticides or pesticides, using natural compost.
It requires half as much water to produce, as without the spreading of chemical products, far less water is needed for the crops.
Rotation of the cotton crops oxygenates and helps preserve the soil and breaks disease cycles.
All Madame Mo koinobori are GOTS certified, meaning they meet a standard of environmental and social criteria for the textile industry. From the organic farmers cooperative to the spinning, weaving and sewing phases, every link in the chain is audited at least once a year by the independent organisations ECOCERT and CONTROL UNION.
The devotion of "Nippon Kodo" to the manufacture of incense follows a long and honorable tradition which began over 400 years ago and dates back to Jyuemon Takai, better known as Koju, a skilled craftsman in the art and the main supplier of rare and exquisite aromas precious to the Emperor of Japan and his court.
Many of these pleasant, long-lasting, high-quality incense fragrances, which the company continues to produce to this day, are based on the original formulas created by Koju and later by Yujiro Kito, who was hailed as the genius of perfume for the Meiji restoration period. in the 19th century, when Japan opened its doors to the world and began to modernize.
Traditional Japanese gastronomy has diversified over the last turbulent centuries. Many types of tea are popular these days; Oolong tea, black tea, herbal tea and many others. The world of tea has also been very diverse and upset. Despite this, we have regularly produced the same high quality tea in Ohkuraen for almost 100 years.
OHKURAEN has been developing a "level of excellence" for 15 years or more.
In addition to sensitive tests carried out by qualified persons, we inspect the components of the tea by analyzing the device and according to the data, define the level of tea, "Grade Tea", according to strict quality standards. We have a very high reputation from inside and outside of Japan for its stable quality.
According to our motto, "Customers love the authentic brand at all times, Ohkuraen has produced and delivered the best of the best quality products to customers with traditional technology and production method."
ＯＨＫＵＲＡＥＮⓇ is the registered trademark for foreign countries.
The company Oiharu, located in the city of Oshu, offers a wide range of cast iron teapots in various shapes and decorations, always made with the skill and refinement that characterize the art "Nambu Tekki".
Appearing more than 900 years ago, the traditional “Nambu Tekki” cast iron boomed during the Edo period, in the Nambu area (also called Morioka).
This part of Japan is nowadays called Iwate prefecture and belongs to the Tohoku region (northeast of the island of Honshu)
In the 17th century, the production of cast iron objects in the region expanded due to an increasing need for tea utensils.
Indeed, it was during this period that the consumption of tea, previously reserved for the wealthiest classes, spread throughout Japanese society and became a common drink.
Having become a local specialty, the art "Nambu Tekki" has acquired great renown thanks to its teapots, of timeless beauty.
Nowadays, the production of cast iron teapots testifies to the sustainability of Japanese know-how, which has managed to maintain its traditions by adapting to modern life.
While retaining the clean lines and the subtle decorations that characterize it, this craft continues to renew itself by offering nuances of contemporary colors and objects that are easy to use in everyday life.
The Oitomi foundry, founded in 1848, can be proud to have received the imperial recognition award in 1970, rewarding the excellence of a skill dating back seven generations.
The fifth generation Tomino Susumu managed to sell iron kettles (our original) for export to the United States in the 1950s. It was the first step in exporting.
In 1950, he planned several original designs of steak dishes and exhibited them at international fairs in New York and San Francisco and gained a good reputation. At the time, it was a fairly luxurious product.
Hoshodo was renamed Kantaro Oikawa, and later became Tomiyuki Oikawa, who was called Oi Tomi, and who is now the seventh generation.
The sketches of the iron kettle and teapot built by the fifth generation Tomiyuki Susumu since the 1950s are still used as treasures of our company.
In October 1970, we had a visit to our factory from the Imperial Highness the Crown Princess of the time.
Our biggest feature is that we are proud of our total production (design / molding / casting / polishing / painting / delivery).
In 1711, Ozeki was created by the first Chobei Osakaya of the Osabe family in Imazu, city of Nishinomiya, Hyogo prefecture, where our headquarters are still located. Since its foundation, Ozeki has benefited from a long-standing and widespread patronage as Nada's sake of choice. In 2011, thanks to this support, Ozeki celebrated its 300th anniversary.
Known as a sake region, Nada (formerly called Imazu village in Muko county, Settsu province) is endowed with what is called Miyamizu, or groundwater originating in the mountain system of Rokko. The region is also ideal for rice production, including Yamada-nishiki, the famous sake rice.
Japanese sake embodies a food culture transmitted since Antiquity. Despite everything, lifestyles and consumer demand have diversified in recent years, Ozeki remains determined to offer new products to customers that will help them lead a healthy and happy life.
The activity of Saikai Toki Co., Ltd, founded in 1946, covers the trade of porcelain tableware produced in the Kyusyu Hizen area, such as Arita and Hasami, the production of porcelain articles, import and export ceramic products. We always hope to provide good quality products that meet the needs of customers, so as to improve the quality of life of Japanese tableware users.
Sun Life Co., Ltd. is a company that has dedicated itself to the production of baguettes for over 40 years, inheriting the culture cultivated by its predecessors.
The company performs strict inspections. The chopsticks delivered to consumers are safe and secure, responding as much as possible to the diverse demands of customers.
In the area of product development, Sun Life has established a design office in Tokyo and is developing chopsticks and tableware corresponding to the time and culture.
The goal of Taniguchi Shoyudo Co., Ltd, founded in 1925, is to create a Washi culture rooted in Japanese tradition. Taniguchi Shoyudo Co., Ltd has dedicated itself to the full manufacture of Japanese calligraphy papers, for about 70 years since our establishment. here are the items offered by Taniguchi Shoyudo Co., Ltd, Accessories with Japanese paper, Letter paper with Japanese paper, Square piece of high quality cardboard (to write poems or paint pictures), Products to hang on the wall, Japanese inkjet paper, Products for paintings and calligraphy, Printed and bound book in Japanese format ...
Paul-Yu Ind. Corp. under the brand "TAROGO" manufactures decorative lamps using various materials, including paper, wood, foliage, stone, rattan, shells, copper, iron, ceramics, PVC, polyresin, glass, bamboo, fabric, etc.
The company's lamps have various exotic motifs, such as calligraphy and paintings of Chinese and Japanese origin, and Western paintings.
All of the company's products meet some 40 quality specifications and safety requirements, including CE, GS, and UL, and are therefore eligible to enter more than 82 countries, including the United States, European countries, and the Japan.
Tsubazo is a Japanese consumer knife brand. All of the knives from the Deba, Santoku, Nagiri Sashimi, Guyto, Chef and Universel range are made entirely in Japan in the Seki region, renowned for its expertise in cutlery since the time of the samurai.
Its very resistant steel, the super sharp blade and its hinoki wooden handle, make this collection of knives a good value for money for all lovers of culinary art.
Usaburo Okamoto, founder of Usaburo Kokeshi, was born in Shinto in 1917 and started making kokeshi in 1950. He invented new styles by introducing techniques using special machines and a manufacturing method using a wheel and a painting combined with a brush with methods of sculpture and drawing. Preferring the grain of keyaki and chestnut wood, he built a new studio with modern facilities on the current site and set up a production system combining artisanal manufacturing processes including wood lathe, polishing, painting, coating and assembly. Currently, the studio has six carpenters responsible for the design, all of whom have studied with Usaburo, the founder, and who are excited to pass on the techniques of Kokeshi craftsmen to the next generation.
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