“KISHU LACQUERWARE” Traditional Craftsman
Born in Kainan, 1961. He was engaged in Kishu lacquerware with his father, and grandfather. He moves to Kyoto as a successor.
He graduated from high school of lacquer, and trained himself in Kyoto for about 10 years. Then he went back to his hometown,
Kainan, and started his own business. His specialty is Makie. He uses natural materials, especially those from Wakayama as much as
possible. In addition, he also try unique materials like gourds and oranges. “Because I want people to find a good one and use it for
a long time, I devote my everything to make them as a craftsman. The new lacquerware to people now.”