'DENTO KOUGEISHI' traditional craftsman
DENTO KOUGEISHI (traditional craftsman) is authorized by government Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) of Japan. There’s so many craft industries so METI’s efforts to promote traditional Japanese crafts for Japanese and also people of the world who do not forget the quality of handwork. Handmade products are not a thing of the past, however economic factors may increase their market price so to help and protect the traditions, Promotion of Traditional Craft Industries was established in 1974. The Japanese Cultural Agency also has an independent program of promoting crafts that complements the work of the association.
Japanese traditional craftsman’s work is the Japanese culture which have been inheritance for hundred years. These work of art is evaluated from all over the world. Own traditional techniques have been developed in various part of Japan and you can feel WABI and SABI of Japanese word from the products. Japanese people are originality clever with fingers and create the sensitive image for the products. Time being, most of the traditional craftsman are getting old at present and it will be a true for a lack of successors now. So we believe those crafts works will be positioned with high value added art craft.
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