May 28th & 29th TsubameSanjo Craft Weekend

Join us over the weekend and gain first-hand experience in two traditional crafts practiced in Tsubame-Sanjo:

— Sanjo Blacksmith Dojo — May, 27th (Sat) and 28th (Sun)
Work with local craftmen and make a Santoku knife personalised with your choice of kanji in this whole day workshop.

— Gyokusendo — May, 28th (Sun) only
Make a copper plate and engrave your own design using techniques created by this world-famous metalsmithing factory.

For those wishing to do both experiences, we have arranged accommodation at Craftsman Inn KAJI in Sanjo.
Limited to 30 participants:-
10x for knife-making (all day Sunday) – ¥5,500
10x for copper plate-making (Sunday afternoon) – ¥1,000
10x for both experiences (all day Saturday and Sunday morning, including accommodation) – ¥9,000

To ensure we can accommodate as many people as possible, we will be taking applications and assigning spots on a first-come, first-served basis. Please complete the application form above and we will contact you after the closing date to confirm.

For further details, please see the pinned post (to come later), contact either of the co-hosts of this event (Anne Marie or Ryan) or leave us a message on this event.

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