The Value of Japanese Craftsmanship
The Japanese crafts are handcrafted by experienced craftsmen. Their crafts have both higher performance than machine-made products and excellent artistic quality that is expressed by craftsmen’s sensitivities. Traditional Skills and Techniques have been inherited and improved from generation to generation among craftsmen. Traditional crafts you can buy today have made by the skills and techniques that are the fruit of continuous improvements through the hundreds of years of craftsmen’s history. Therefore, those crafts cannot be reproduced by machines; those crafts exceed both performance and appearances of machine-made ones. OrientalSouls.com only offer selected crafts that are made with excellent craftsmanship. Also, we offer authentic Japanese arts that represents Japanese culture and history. We hope those who appreciate genuine values would enjoy shopping with us!
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Japanese Knives are made based on the skills and techniques for Japanese swords. Sharp knife edges won’t grind cells of cut ends, unlike common kitchen knives. Therefore, these knives bring out the flavor of the raw ingredients to the maximum.View Products
Ukiyo-e are Japanese woodblock prints boomed during Edo period. Hokusai, Hirosihge and other ukiyo-e masters enjoy a broad audience; their pieces are recognized, respected, and valued by people around the world. We have authentic prints, completely same ones kept in world’s famous museums.View Products
These statues are replicating national treasures of Japan. Supreme coloring technique and materials are adopted to reproduce realistic texture. It’s nice for interior art objects or practical uses.View Products
Traditional Japanese lacquerware handmade by experienced craftsmen. Different from ordinal lacquerware, the new material prevents deformation by drying and is hardly scratched and water resistant. Therefore, these lacquerware are good for everyday use.View Products
Our ballpoint pens are handmade by traditional craftsmen and artists one by one. All these items are characteristic in terms of materials and processing. Unique materials are used for the pen bodies; precious woods in Japan, Mino Washi paper and gemlike acrylic material.View Products
Authentic handmade Japanese dolls. Currently we have Hina dolls in stock, which are a sign of good luck and are displayed to wish for the well-being of young girls in one’s household.View Products
Uniquely designed Samurai helmets and armors made by traditional craftsmen. Samurai are the name of representative warriors in Japan. People display at home wishing their kids grow up strong and success in their lives.View Products
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