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Arts & Crafts in Nara

Nipponichi

From humble beginnings as a linen merchant in 1716, this retailer has evolved to repurpose traditional craft-making (clothing, towels, housewares and accessories) for the 21st century in Japan's sweet spot of cool, …
Arts & Crafts in Nara

Ikeda Gankōdō

For six generations, this little shop on Sanjō-dōri has been making traditional-style fans. Lovely sensu (folding fans) may pack more easily, but the local speciality is Nara uchiwa, paddle-style fans whose washi pa…