Genre /

Traditional crafts

Area /

Mishima
Aizu paulownia
Cold weather in Aizu produces the best quality paulownia

Aizu paulownia has a planting history from 1,600s. There is a legend that paulownia trees survive ceaselessly because they sprout out generation to generation though they are once cut down.
They select raw materials which can be used over 3 generations of parents, children and grandchildren with a prayer for prosperity of
a family of the 1st generation and more.

Tea leaf box, Saya

Rice box

Wooden sandal

Basic information

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