Yokoyama Bamboo Products & Co.

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長年の経験から、ほかの品種では溶けてしまうため、青森産のふじを採用。 撮影/伊藤信、文/婦人画報編集部

Beautiful traditional bamboo handicraft produced by a long established bamboo merchant

 Yokoyama Bamboo Products is a bamboo merchant established in 1919. The shop sells special bamboos of Kyoto, traditional bamboo products for Sukiya tea ceremony utensils and bamboo for construction and gardening, also it has been involved in works for Iemoto grand tea masters and shrines and temples in Kyoto. It has an abundant variety of bamboo crafts, inheriting traditional techniques and creating new products. Tea ceremony utensils, bamboo blind, bamboo cutlery, which would add quality to your daily living. Among them, a vase made of green bamboo log and a flower basket delicately woven, are renowned for the quality and excellent workmanship.

INFORMATION

Name Yokoyama Bamboo Products & Co.
Address 155 Kameya-cho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto
Tel 075-441-3981
Hours 9:00-18:00
Closed Sun. and national holidays
Resevation
URL http://www.yokotake.co.jp/
Recommended Craft making experience (bamboo chopsticks, tea ceremony spoon and bamboo basket) open occasionaly (except Sun. & national holidays); Bamboo chopstick: 3,000 yen, Matcha tea spoon: 3,500 yen (additional 1,500 yen required for the container for the spoon); Bamboo basket: from 3,500 yen; Classes take about 2 hours; 1- 30 person accepted.
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    Translation to English by AD BRAIN INC. ,
     Fujin-gaho,January issue,2012