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Manufacturing in the field

Manufacturing in Takaoka got its start when Lord Maeda Toshinaga founded the town about 400 years ago. At that time, he invited a wide range of craftspeople to the town, including seven skilled casters, who began by making cast metal implements for daily life.

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KEITA YAMAZAKI

Keita Yamazaki provides a range of programming that lets travelers learn about artisans and meet interesting local people. His services aim to create a warm and inviting everyday context in which locals congregate to chat, with visitors naturally entering that space and making new and surprising discoveries.

  • 2018.03.31 UP
    Etchu Fukuoka Sugegasa, Designated Traditional Craftwork. New Products Under Development!
  • 2018.03.31 UP
    After five years of work since its conception in 2013, the “Heisei Mikurumayama” has finally been completed this spring!
  • 2018.03.31 UP
    The works of up-and-coming young artists are currently on exhibition!