Traditional Crafts, Okinawa Main Island tours & activities, fun things to do in Okinawa Main Island | VELTRA

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Japan has many fascinating traditional arts and crafts to try. Learn how to dye intricate designs onto cloth, make pretty jewelry with metals or Okinawan stone or craft a ceramic shisa, a cultural icon of Okinawa. From local pottery styles to traditional accessories or decor, don't miss the chance to experience Japan's many art forms.
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  1. No.1
    Learn the traditional method of blue tie-dyeing known as Aizome. Create and design your own handkerchief using the natural indigo dye obtained from plants.

    USD23.39

    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  2. No.2
    Okinawan Arts and Crafts Activity (Heiwa Dori)
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    Create your own shisa (lion-dogs), colorful candle or painted glass as a memento of Okinawa. Take it home the same day! Great as a rainy day activity too.

    From USD11.36

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  3. No.3
    Take real Okinawan coral and use bright colorful dyes to make your very own T-shirt, tote bag or cloth as a truly unique souvenir. Perfect for all ages, make a cute souvenir today.

    USD31.25

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  4. Make your own guardian spirit animal for you to take home! Form it with clay and decorate it with your favorite colors. Great for a souvenir and memory of Okinawa!
    Special

    USD26.51

    15%
    OFF
    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  5. Experience hand dying traditional Okinawan cup coasters for you to take home as a souvenir. Learn to paint using techniques from the 15th century Ryukyu Kingdom.

    USD22.44

    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  6. Pick out some pretty seashells and corals to make your very own photo frame. Great for young children to play with paint and clay while making a cute souvenir of Okinawa to take home.
    English Available

    From USD14.20

    25%
    OFF
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  7. Mix and match colors to decorate your very own Shisa lion dog. Paint a cute design on the adorable ceramic piece to bring back home as a gift or souvenir from Okinawa.
    English Available

    From USD14.20

    25%
    OFF
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  8. Experience making traditional Okinawan shiisa guardian lion-dogs and create your own take on the traditional figures. The shisa will then be sent to Japanese addresses within 30~40 days.

    USD30.68

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  9. Create a personal accessory with natural stones. Try making a Ryukyu bracelet for either yourself or as a gift for a special someone in your life.

    From USD15.34

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  10. Remember Okinawa forever with a personal craft made of local coral and seashells. Make either a photo frame or a seashell shiisa and keep them at home.

    From USD18.41

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  11. Enjoy a memorable time at Okinawa's largest amusement park, Okinawa World! Get in touch with the culture by painting your very own Shisa Lion Dog to take home!  

    USD22.44

    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  12. Recreate the delicate and colorful patterns of traditional Okinawa art in this fun experience! Great for kids and groups. Take a home a unique souvenir.

    USD31.25

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  13. All over Okinawa you will see statues of shisa (guardian lion-dogs) on houses or temples. Now you can make or paint your own little guardian to bring home!
    English Available

    From USD15.15

    Daily
    1.5 - 3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)

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