Japanese ceramic Basic – Masuko Yaki –

There are so many beauties and elegances in the Japanese ceramics. However there are so many deep differences in the particular Ceramics. Today I would like to introduce you MASUKO YAKI which has been originated in Tochigi Prefecture in Kanto Area in Japan. The heaviness and dark colored typically dense weight when holding the dish. The design is typically very simple and calm tone color is used. However the popularity of Masuko Yaki is enormously high. These potteries have started to be used as daily dishes, and tea ceremony and various usages. The texture of these particular dishes are originated the typical clay properties which can be founded in Tochigi prefecture. There are many events are opened for public to introduce Masuko Yaki. Next time when you come to Japan, You can consider including Pottery tour in Japan. I am sure you will be able to find the great discoveries in Japan.

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Keiko Azuma is a food travel journalist, a nutritionist who loves to respect culture and food culture all over the world. Especially she wants to be an advocate to introduce Japanese Culture to the rest of the world. She is going to introduce current Japanese Culture and Foods and more. Please feel free to share your ideas where and what information you would like to know, hear, see and want to visit Japan.

12. November 2012 by keiko
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