Why don't you look for masterpieces of craftsmanship that remain today by repeating time and skill
Hiroshima has traditional techniques nurtured by history and climate. Thoughts embedded in one, one by one, handiwork. From practical items to ornaments, craftsmanship shines in a variety of things.
Traditional crafts from Miyajima
A great staple of Miyajima souvenirs
Miyajima's Omotesando shopping street is lined with attractive traditional crafts. Folk crafts such as Miyajima shakushi (special wooden spoon), pottery, wooden spoon, Miyajima carving, square wooden tray, Miyajima ware, and hariko crafts are lined up in shops.
“Kumano brushes” famous for makeup brushes
Made one by one by craftsmen who inherit the tradition of 170 years
Kumano brushes began to be manufactured at the end of the Edo period. The nationwide share of brushes, painting brushes, and makeup brushes is more than 80%, especially makeup brushes are used by makeup artists around the world, and they have a reputation for their high quality. There are several shops in Hiroshima that specialize in Kumano brushes, so why don't you find one you like while trying it out directly on your skin.
The tradition of handicrafts comes alive in the textile town
The quality of textiles handed down as a tradition
Today, “Bingo-kasuri” and “Onomichi canvas” are attracting attention. Handmade shops and handicraft workshops also support custom-made products, so it is recommended that you order “one thing in the world” to commemorate your trip.
“Bingo-kasuri,” which boasts a long tradition
“Onomichi canvas” with its simple texture and strength
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