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Traditional Japanese Raku Pottery Experience in Aichi

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Create your own Japanese Raku-ware in a sixty-year old traditional potter. Apply the techniques of Raku pottery from your professional teacher to make your own tea cup.

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Discover the traditional techniques of hand-molding to form your own Raku style teacup. Select a shape of your choice to make and craft it with the help of your experienced instructor.

Akahiko Pottery is a traditional Raku-ware potter that has been operating for sixty-years. The third generation potter, Mr.Kato will be your instructor. His works can be seen all over Japan including high-end department stores such as Mitsukoshi in Tokyo. Experience making traditional Raku pottery in small groups then enjoy a cup of matcha green tea after for a great cultural experience.
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Starting time: 09:00 10:00 13:00 15:00
Starting time: 09:00 10:00 13:00 15:00
  • 09:00 Meet at Akahikogama
  • Raku Pottery (Approx 1-2 hours)
    CIMG1870 Learn to use the traditional technique called "Tamazukuri" to make your tea cup. It is a method known for the natural and rough surface. Your instructor will assist you to make your very own Raku-ware.
  • Matcha Green Tea Break
    CIMG1870 After your pottery experience, relax with a cup of matcha green tea in a special tearoom designed to look like the room, the tea master, Sen-no-Rikyu formally used.
  • 10:30-11:00 Tour Ends at Akahikogama
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    • There are no age restrictions, however there may be a chance certain age groups may not join. Please ask in advance.
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    • You will not get too dirty, however it is recommended that you wear clothes you do not mind getting dirty.
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    • Depending on the size of the piece you make, an extra fee may be changed on site.
Additional Note(s)
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    • To receive your completed work, please pick it up at the location or it can be shipped to you as cash on delivery.
    • The staff cannot speak English or other languages. We recommend attending this activity with someone who understands Japanese for a full experience.
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  • Any cancellations made after 17:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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Duration 1.5 - 2 hour(s)
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