• CRAFTY TIMELESS TRADITIONS IN GIFU AND ISHIKAWA PREFECTURES 

    6 days ago - By Fused

    CRAFTY TRADITIONS IN JAPAN'S GIFU AND ISHIKAWA PREFECTURES Gifu and Ishikawa are steeped in centuries of history and tradition. Great warlords have risen and fallen there with their fates steering the course of Japanese history. Traditional streetscapes have survived in towns where the past and present are inseparable. Arts and crafts have long flourished in both prefectures with Gifu being home to Seki blades, Mino washi , Hida woodworking, Mino ware , indigo dyeing and other crafts that have been passed down through generations of artisans. Whilst Ishikawa is renowned for its lacquerware...
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