Satsuma metal working from Japan
In southern part of Japan, Kagoshima, there is a metal art work, which developed from handwork of Buddhist alter. Making a Buddhist alter includes many traditional artworks such as laquerware, gold sheet, gold or silver lacquer, engraving etc. One of them is ornamental metal work.
Nowadays, the Satsuma metal work is striving to mix the traditional handcraft skills and modern aesthetic sense.
There are many practical products such as tea can, plates, tea pot and so on.
Why not find your favorite handwork as a gift for yourself or your loved ones?