Craft Experience: Make Yame Tesuki Paper and Lacquer Chopsticks

【OUTLINE】
Crafting with Yame Tesuki Japanese paper is one of the oldest cultural traditions in Kyushu, and this plan will allow you to apply this ancient method to make your own, one-of-a-kind fan. In addition, you will be able to create your own pair of lacquer chopsticks applying a method used in Japanese Buddhist altars.

【HIGHLIGHTS】
・Learn how to craft using Yame Tesuki Japanese paper, made possible with Yame’s rich water and land
・Experience making chopsticks using the lacquer technique used in Japanese Buddhist altars, which are also called “small temples.”
・Talk with a friendly craftsmen who will guide you through the process.
* Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
* Starts: Yame, Japan
* Trip Category: Classes & Workshops >> Craft Classes




【OUTLINE】
Crafting with Yame Tesuki Japanese paper is one of the oldest cultural traditions in Kyushu, and this plan will allow you to apply this ancient method to make your own, one-of-a-kind fan. In addition, you will be able to create your own pair of lacquer chopsticks applying a method used in Japanese Buddhist altars.

【HIGHLIGHTS】
・Learn how to craft using Yame Tesuki Japanese paper, made possible with Yame’s rich water and land
・Experience making chopsticks using the lacquer technique used in Japanese Buddhist altars, which are also called “small temples.”
・Talk with a friendly craftsmen who will guide you through the process.

Itinerary

Learn about the mesmerizing Yame Tesuki Japanese paper, which holds the most established tradition and longest history in all of Kyushu.

At the Yame Tesuki Washi Museum, which is attached to the Yame Traditional Crafts Museum, you will not only be able to witness a demonstration of making this special washi (traditional Japanese paper), but also of postcards, bookmarks, and fans. From children to adults, everybody can enjoy the fun experience of making your own Japanese Yame Tesuki washi craft.

There’s also a special experience in which you apply lacquer techniques commonly used on Buddhist altars to create your own one-of-a-kind, lacquer chopsticks!

Stop At:

• Yame, Yame, Fukuoka Prefecture, Kyushu