Aizu-nuri: a hands-on lacquering (makie) experience

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Makie is a distinctly Japanese style of lacquering in which Japanese lacquer is used to draw a design, and gold or silver powder is sprinkled as a decoration. [The following 4 stores offer hands-on experience learning makie] ① Shikki-kobo (workshop), Suzutake ②Suzuzen Shikki-ten (store) ③ Handi-craft Workshop Square Bansho ④ Shitsugei Fukubun


Location ①Ichinoseki, Monden-machi, Aizu-wakamatsu-shi (Aizu-shikki Kogyo-danchi, or Industrial complex) ② 1-3-28 Chuo, Aizu-wakamatsu-shi ③ 1-6-3 Wada, Aizu-wakamatsu-shi ④ 2-2-9 Chuo, Aizu-wakamatsu-shi
Contact ①0242-27-9426
②0242-22-0680
③0242-27-4358
④0242-22-2846
Getting there 23 minutes on the Aizu bus (lines 5 and 6) from Aizu-wakamatsu Station.
Opening hours ①8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ②8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ③9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ④10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Closure dates ①Always open ②Always open ③Always open (but iriregularly closes between December and March) ④Irregularly closed

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