The Fukushima area of Yame is well known for the production of Yame Buddhist altars, going back to the 19th century.
This is a hands-on class by a traditional lacquer craftsman, which is an essential technique for making a Yame Fukushima Buddhist altar.
Experience finishing a set of your own lacquered chopsticks by sanding coats of lacquer and mother-of-pearl to make beautiful patterns.
This will also be an opportunity to learn more about Japanese customs and traditional crafts.
Location/ Ogata Butsudan Honten
Address / 397-3, Motomachi, Yame Google map
Availability / Daily
Duration/ approx. 1.5 hours
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