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Getting Potty About Pottery in Seto

February 1, 2018 by Mark Guthrie

Today Aichi is thought of as the industrial hub of Japan, with many of the nation’s top manufacturing companies based here. But did you know that this reputation goes back quite some time? To the early 13th century in fact… The Birthplace of Japanese Ceramics Although Japan has one of the oldest ceramic traditions in the […]

Pottery Classes in Seto, Gifu at Studio Kasen

January 3, 2015 by First Admin

Hiorshige Kato is a fourteenth generation pottery master – his family were one of only four families to be protected by the Shogunate from the warring state in order to make tea ceremony goods for Nagoya Castle. Over the years Studio Kasen has gone through several transformations and in its heyday was the heart of […]

Akazu Pottery Area in Seto City, Gifu – Studio Kasen

January 15, 2014 by Ray Proper

Hiorshige Kato is a fourteenth generation pottery master – his family were one of only four families to be protected by the Shogunate from the warring state in order to make tea ceremony goods for Nagoya Castle. Over the years Studio Kasen has gone through several transformations and in its heyday was the heart of […]

Last Swim of Summer – at Iwayado Near Seto City

August 25, 2009 by First Admin

Iwayado within the boundaries of Seto City, but far away from the train stations and apartment buildings that one expects from a city, is a little haven. It’s a river, next to a free swimming pool, near a place where you can have a BBQ, near a little shop where you can buy cold lemonade, […]

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