This documentary is a beautiful journey of a woman from Equador learning Yuzen hand dyeing technique in Japan. Please enjoy!
Imagine One World Kimono Project’s Facebook page says it “is a Japan-headquartered endeavor sharing the beauty of the traditional hand-made Japanese kimono. We are creating unique garments for each of 206 countries, to unite the
Having read my blog post What is Kintsugi – Japanese Art of Broken Pottery, a friend of mine and a long-time tea ceremony practitioner Mr. John Dillon forwarded me this article. An artist Victor Solomon
About a month after the meeting, Mr. Katsuyama made a trial color sample for my obi. Mr. Nagamura sent me a photo of the sample, which is on the left. Not only the color of
We Love Kimono Project – 3 The main design of the obi and the basic color of the kimono are determined. Mr. Nagamura of Mamiya visited both the kimono designer and the obi weaver separately
When I broke the lid of my favorite ceramic bowl a couple of years ago, I just couldn’t throw it away. “I should repair it with kintsugi!” So I bought a DYI kintsugi set at
It was not easy. I had to retake the video because the first one didn’t look good. It was messy. My home office is not quite equipped to shoot a video. It took much longer