Experience Hasami Ware with professionals
~ '400 years history' and 'Modern daily use pottery' ~

[Perfect for those who are interested in craftsmanship and learning from artisans experienced in the field of pottery.]
“Hasamiyaki has been used in people’s daily lives and it has a history of 400 years. The history is exciting and its beauty of everyday things is admired by creators from foreign countries.
– In the Edo era (1600s-1800s), people in Hasami made efforts to mass produce cheap and functional pottery. After that, pottery was used as ‘Kurawanka-wan’, which is simple and reasonably priced for ordinary people though pottery was previously an expensive thing. Hasamiyaki was one of the bestselling products during the Edo era in Japan.
– You will experience casting, that is the fundamental step of making Hasamiyaki, after learning the history of Hasamiyaki and the system of making pottery in Hasami.
– The work by the artisan is surprising as if making a plastic model.
– You will try painting after slip casting, then get your own pottery delivered to you after the tour.
* Duration: 5 hours
* Starts: Hasami, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




[Perfect for those who are interested in craftsmanship and learning from artisans experienced in the field of pottery.]
“Hasamiyaki has been used in people’s daily lives and it has a history of 400 years. The history is exciting and its beauty of everyday things is admired by creators from foreign countries.
– In the Edo era (1600s-1800s), people in Hasami made efforts to mass produce cheap and functional pottery. After that, pottery was used as ‘Kurawanka-wan’, which is simple and reasonably priced for ordinary people though pottery was previously an expensive thing. Hasamiyaki was one of the bestselling products during the Edo era in Japan.
– You will experience casting, that is the fundamental step of making Hasamiyaki, after learning the history of Hasamiyaki and the system of making pottery in Hasami.
– The work by the artisan is surprising as if making a plastic model.
– You will try painting after slip casting, then get your own pottery delivered to you after the tour.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Togeino Yakata, 2255-2 Isekigo, Hasami-cho, Higashisonogi-gun 859-3711 Nagasaki Prefecture

Meeting at Kurawankan (Togei no Yakata)
– Orientation: A tour guide will introduce about the Hasamiyaki’s 400-year-history like Kurawanka-wan and Conpura-bin bottle and its making process.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Togo Nakaoyama, Nakaogo, Hasami-cho, Higashisonogi-gun 859-3712 Nagasaki Prefecture

Moving to Nakaoyama by a taxi.
– Lunch in Bunka no Sato ‘Shikisha’, eating ‘Hasamiyaki Gozen’
– Looking around Nakaoyama with a tour guide
– Moving to the atelier for slip casting
– Learning about each step of making pottery, making molds, forming, using a pottery wheel and slip casting, from certified traditional craftsman
– Pottery experience; slip casting and painting
– You will try painting after slip casting, then get your own pottery delivered to you after the tour.

Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Togeino Yakata, 2255-2 Isekigo, Hasami-cho, Higashisonogi-gun 859-3711 Nagasaki Prefecture

Moving to Kurawankan (Togei no Yakata) and finish the tour
– Upon request enjoy shopping in Nishinohara, which is popular for women

Duration: 30 minutes