Displayed at the Artisan’s Atelier (the annex)
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Kashoku(decoration)

Colorful decoration – the technique of kashoku(decoration)

Traditional technique of kashoku(decoration)

Chinkin(carving) The lacquer surface is carved with a chisel and a chinkin(carving) knife to draw a design. Then, gold powder and color pigments are placed in the carved parts to colorfully finish the surface. Maki-e(design drawing) A design is drawn on the surface with a brush using lacquer and gold powder, etc. are sprinkled to gorgeously decorate the surface.