1. Lacquerware is historically referred to as "Japan," and stands at the pinnacle of Japanese traditional fine art and crafts.
2. Maki-e is a method of applying gold powder on wet urushi lacquer before it dries to create a pattern or image.
Iro-e is a technique in which iro-urushi (colored lacquer) is used to create a colored image over a base design.
3. Experience Japan's traditional craftwork first hand with this reasonably priced and laid-back workshop plan. Take home your very own original creation!