Gahougama Tanba-yaki kiln introduction.

In addition to a traditional work of the Tanba ware, a lot of pottery which are a modern design like modern art are display.

They held a pottery class as well.
You can try to use a hand-operated potter’s wheel (Tebineri) or an electric potter’s wheel.
How wonderful to make the one and only art work right here!
The owner said that they welcome foreigners, too.

The circle plate which I purchased.
This shape is called “Shinogi” which is one of traditional techniques.
The craftspeople cut groove manually to make each line in order. It’s up to nearly 50.


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