Local Specialities Local Crafts Discover traditional regional crafts created by talented craftsmen dedicated to keeping their creative traditions alive
Japan's regional crafts are painstakingly crafted using highly-refined techniques evolved over centuries.
As you travel Japan, keep your eyes peeled for one-of-a-kind crafts, textiles and carvings. Ideal as gifts or as mementos of your trip, they make star Japan purchases that can be treasured for a lifetime. From internationally acclaimed pottery and ultra-lightweight lacquerware to handcrafted silks, the regional areas of Japan are treasure troves of artisanal works.