Yamagata's traditional crafts

  • 山形鋳物

    With a history of over a century, metal sculpting …

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  • 山形仏壇

    Yamagata family alters have been actively manufact …

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  • 打刃物

    Unlike mass produced cutlery, traditional cutlery …

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  • The Yamagata saw is produced in a similar way to c …

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  • 建具(木工製品)

    The fitting is the wooden threshold between tradit …

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  • 指物

    Cabinetwork produces a kind of wooden furniture by …

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  • 木箱物

    History The raw material for Yamagata wooden boxes …

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  • 桶樽

    The manufacturing of Yamagata buckets and barrels …

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  • 特技木工(木工製品)

    Yamagata special wooden craftware is made by proce …

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  • 平清水焼

    Ceramics that are produced in the district of Hira …

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  • 山家焼

    Porcelain that are flamed with a glaze made from t …

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  • 石工

    Since stones of good quality could be obtained in …

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  • 和傘

    Yamagata prospered as the biggest manufacturer of …

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  • 漆器

    Yamagata lacquerware started being produced about …

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  • 籐工芸

    History Rattan craftware is made of plants that be …

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  • 刺し子

    Since cloth was very precious in the past, old and …

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  • 山形張子

    At the end of the Edo Period, artisans making Budd …

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  • 押絵

    Yamagata pressed picture (oshie) is a kind of hand …

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  • こけし

    There are largely two types of Yamagata kokeshi fi …

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