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Lord of history sight-seeing Yatsushiro invited paper craftsman    Miyaji making paper by hand Japanese paper

Lord of Yatsushiro invited paper craftsman. - Miyaji making paper by hand Japanese paper  "Miyaji making paper by hand Japanese paper" [miyajitesukiwashi] which does as well as "Takada ware" [koudayaki], and is handed down from the Edo era. It is interest [put] ri that arrow wall new Court Security Office [yakabeshinzaemon] invited in afterward of war of Sekigahara in the early period of Edo era by Yanagawa feudal clan is ordered by Prince Kiyomasa Kato, and began the making of Japanese paper. We are informed as we have begun to make using clean water of the middle Miya River flowing through Miyaji district of Yatsushiro.
 Afterwards, making paper by hand Japanese paper became popular in this district and was made from decoration paper such as fine crepe paper [danshi] and order [hoshogami] to daily wages paper such as shoji paper widely, and it was inherited with the Katos, the Hosokawas, the Matsuis and was useful as paper. As for the papermaker who was about 100 in old days, none of Miyata is inheriting history and tradition technology now.  We may see working people in making paper by hand in brook flowing like a brick when we take a walk through the outskirts of Yatsushiro Shrine. On the side, it is filled with the steam boiling kazo [ask] with big daily necessities with bubbles. Papermaking ground trace in Myoukencho, Yatsushiro-shi
▲Papermaking ground trace in Myoukencho, Yatsushiro-shi

Process of manufacture [Miyaji making paper by hand Japanese paper] 
Raw materials: kazo, hibiscus
Dipping (relative) To remove water-soluble impurities,
We immerse in water. (summer six hours, winter 18 hours)
Dish simmered in carefully (shaju) To remove impurities which are not fiber,
We boil with alkali liquid.
Washing with water Dish simmered in raw materials which ended no carefully impurities
We wash with water until we flow out.
Bleaching, careful selection Non-zarashiha promptly in careful selection barrel in care
We remove dust, dust, scar.
Beat dakai does raw materials which we selected carefully with disintegrator
It dissolves in long blade Peter.
Papermaking (Shozo) We mix paste liquid (hibiscus) with undiluted solution in toso and we drain and produce by the creation of dried laver method.
Compression Paper which we have finished making compresses with jack and gradually takes water.
Drying Tear off compression from paper floor that was over one by one
It dries with steam.
Sorting After drying, we sort about book cover and loss paper, unevenness.
Packing We bundle up every number of plans and wrap.
Interior to match both sum and yo
Rush making paper by hand Japanese paper [studio season]

 We arrange Japanese paper which makes rush, and is made as stylish interior.

Interior to match both sum and yo

Light, strong tableware
Tableware [Shibata studio] of Japanese paper

 Place that tableware which trains stem of ginger to be Japanese paper, and is made is light and is easy to use and is strong is popular.

Light, strong tableware

We thought about health and were made
Rush Japanese paper [child of water]

 We use for wall paper of house and protect from diseases such as atopy. Business card or postcard are made, too.

We thought about health and were made

Art that we made use of nature in
Leaf image [true studio of dream]

 "Leaf Aya image" to use color of leaf of nature which nothing colors for as a substitute for paint is gem placing in many art exhibition.

Art that we made use of nature in
Craft Studio Address Contact information, homepage Visit Experience Dealer
Miyaji making paper by hand Japanese paper Miyaji making paper by hand Japanese paper 2156, Myokenmachi, Yatsushiro-shi
(no fixed holiday)
It is 0965-34-8311 TEL

Kumamoto folkcraft building, Kumamoto Prefecture Product Shop
Rush making paper by hand Japanese paper Studio season 1271, Takauehonmachi, Yatsushiro-shi
(no fixed holiday)
It is 0965-35-2063 TEL

Studio season,
Yatsushiro-shi Sencho special product direct sale place "beauty hot water Chinese restaurant"
Tableware of Japanese paper Shibata studio Toyomachikawamata, Yatsushiro-shi Hill 3685
(no fixed holiday)
It is 0965-65-3504 TEL

Toyo Koryu Center Seseragi
Rush Japanese paper Child of water 65, Wakasu, Hikawa-cho, Yatsushiro-gun
(Sundays and holidays, tray, New Year holidays fixed closing day)
It is 0965-52-6727 TEL

Child of water, Hikawa-cho dragon north product building
(bistro green)
Leaf image True studio of dream 2-5-59, Honmachi, Yatsushiro-shi
(Sundays and holidays, tray, New Year holidays fixed closing day)

It is 0965-39-6511 TEL
http://www6.atwiki.jp/info_yumenomi/

True studio, Kumamoto Prefecture Product Shop of dream,
Contact center Izumi

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