Bamboo Woven Plate
Bamboo Woven Plate
Bamboo Woven Plate

Bamboo Woven Plate

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This takezaiku serving dish is made by prefecturally-recognized traditional craftsman Norihito Saie. The bamboo is prepared in a painstaking process known as kanshiki, which gives it its lustre. As it is used over time, the bamboo takes on a honey-like color.

Studio: Jinjin Bamboo Studio
Origin: Suehiroonsen-cho, Tottori
Dimensions: Ø18xH2.6 cm
Weight: 50g
Materials: Tottori-courced bamboo 
Technique: Takezaiku

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the beauty of precision

Jinjin Take Kobo, run by couple Norito and Hitomi Saie, is a small bamboo craft workshop on a busy corner of downtown Tottori. Although bamboo crafting, called takezaiku in Japanese, has fallen out of practice in Tottori, it is a familiar craft in Japan’s southern Kyushu region where the couple met when they were in bamboo crafting school.

Bamboo is a fast-growing, natural material found all over Japan. Bamboo crafts have been used since ancient times, and are still used in all aspects of daily life to this day. From baskets, to cooking utensils, to agricultural and fishing uses, interior decor and more, bamboo crafts are extremely sturdy, light, water-resistant, and aesthetically pleasing, incorporating a wide variety of shapes and weaving techniques that have been handed down for centuries.

The essential skill for making any bamboo craft is being able to cut large bamboo poles cleanly into thin strips, a process which requires precision and intuition as bamboo is passed along the blade many times, gradually becoming thinner and thinner.

Jinjin Take Kobo’s crafts exemplify the precision of bamboo crafting at every stage, from the bamboo strips to the weaving, showcasing the beauty of even the simplest designs, when expertly crafted.

passing down the tradition in tottori

Norito and Hitomi Saie, both Tottori natives, honed their skills in Oita Prefecture, Kyushu, over many years before returning to Tottori and establishing their Jinjin Take Kobo, using Tottori bamboo and holding various workshops where they continue to pass along the skills of bamboo crafting.


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