ARTISANAL TEA UTENSILS & WARES
Hand Crafted by Masters
20th Generation Master
Tango Tanimura is the 20th generation of arguably the most famous Chasen making family in Japan. His family have been honing their craft for over 500 years.......
20th Generation Master
Kubo Komakichi is spearheading the next generation of Chasen craftsmen and continuing a family legacy of over 500 years
Artisanal Woodwork & Lacquerware
Gato Mikio is a family woodworking house with over 100 years of history, founded by Komakichi Gato in 1908. They are based in Yamanaka a heartland of arts & crafts.......
Introducing Artisan Kenichi Okuno who hand crafts ‘Shaker’ style wooden boxes & trays at his ‘Tiny Workshop’ in the countryside of Japan’s Noto Peninsula.
Kouichi Osada is a ceramic artist from the Hiroshima area of Japan. After undergoing an intensive apprenticeship he opened his own ‘Chifulgama’ kiln....
Daisuke Mino is a talented young Artist. Graduating from the Traditional Arts School of Kyoto, he opened his own studio in Nara after a 6 year apprenticeship.
Kyuubei Sagara comes from a family of ceramic artists and started his own charcoal fired ‘Kayano’ kiln. He produces his own unique take on the traditional Shigaraki-yaki style.
Nankei is a family run Ceramic House in Yokkaichi City in Mie Prefecture. They specialise in ‘Bankoyaki’ style pottery, with their signature products being ‘Kyusu’ teapots.
Shun Ono's creates traditional Japanese wares with a modern take, using curves and linear sharp lines to produce products that blend functionality with tradition........
Goichiro Ishiguro is a talented ceramic artist from Seto in Aichi Prefecture, a region famous for ceramic ware......
Daisuke Utsumi is a talented ceramic artist from the city of Tatsuno in Hyogo, Japan. He specialises in hand painted patterns to create beautiful & unique pieces.....
Established in 1889, Torii Kanaami is a family business that have a long history making utensils for tea, and traditional Japanese cooking....
Yoshiko Sakamoto is a Metalwork and Accessories Artisan from the Akita region of Japan. She has produced these beautiful ‘Chasaji’ Tea Scoops for Koto Tea....
Kitamura Tokusai is a historic and iconic Artisanal producer, hand crafting traditional textiles for Chanoyu (The Way Of Tea or Tea Ceremony)....
Dyeing & Textiles
Eriko specialises in a traditional Japanese dying technique called Katagami which uses intricate stencils made from Japanese ‘Washi’ paper...