Master Craftsmanship only carries authentic products made in Japan using traditional Japanese techniques. Our gift recommendations are sure to delight, whether it’s for a birthday, anniversary, or other special occasion. With an array of items to choose from, it’s easier to find something that will fit your loved one’s tastes and preferences, and your budget too. Here are 10 gifts that are sure to please.
Nabeshima ware: the finest Imari ware
Unique craftsmanship backed up by history and traditions dating back to the Edo period. The highest quality only found in the handiwork of skilled craftsmen.
Outside of Japan, Nabeshima ware made in the Imari region is often called Imari ware. However, even among the various types of Imari ware, Nabeshima ware occupies a special place because during the Edo Period, this finest ware was made specifically as gifts presented only to shoguns and feudal lords.
Embodying such traditions and techniques that have been carried on to this day, Nabeshima ware is said to be the most exquisite kind of ceramics in Japan, with an elegance and refinement fit for nobility.
Nabeshima ware: the finest Imari ware
A new expression with an illustration of Seigaiha, or blue waves, as the motif with wishes for a peaceful life. Wave patterns were used in women’s clothes during the Tumulus period as well as twelve-layered ceremonial Junihitoe kimono and short-sleeved kimono during the Heian era. The pattern in this work is a new interpretation of the blue waves that has been created through modern graphic design, and the image is painted by hand by seasoned craftsmen.
Unique metal processing and coloring technology backed up by tradition and history.
The highest quality only found in the handiwork of skilled craftsmen.
Making the impossible possible by continuing to take on challenges.
Proprietary coloring technology created by utilizing materials and the pursuit of new colors.
Coloring copper, which produces a beautiful color, is not merely painting on color. It is a traditional technique that vividly colors copper while masterfully controlling chemicals and fire.
Enjoy a quiet and luxurious respite with this gold leaf cup. Japanese sake or tea poured into this cup shimmers beautifully – a moment of charm and delight in your everyday life. Since ancient times, gold has also been cherished as an auspicious symbol of “eternity,” “immortality,” and “longevity,” making this gorgeous gold leaf glass a perfect gift for a loved one.
Delight in the sumptuous and luxurious shine of shimmering gold leaf in this gem of a glass.
Whether you want to enjoy a quiet and luxurious moment or entertain special guests, this glass will adorn your table for a setting that's a notch above the rest. Since ancient times, gold has also been cherished as an auspicious symbol of “eternity,” “immortality,” and “longevity,” making this gorgeous gold leaf glass a perfect gift for a loved one.
You can enjoy the refreshing aroma of the Japanese cypress(HINOKI) and feel the luxury of drinking it. This sake vessel is made from a natural cypress tree that is around 100 years old. The more you use it, the more it gets a unique luster and becomes familiar to your hands.
This product is made of "100-year-old HINOKI" Wood, one of the most precious species in Japan.
When beer is poured in, the fine and moderate bubbles bring out the mellowness and enhance the taste of the beer. As for the sake, you can enjoy the refreshing aroma of the Japanese cypress(HINOKI) and feel the luxury of drinking it. You can enjoy the atmosphere while sipping shochu and wine with a sense of luxury.
Bendable tin plates that are delightfully surprising!
You have to try handling these plates at least once. They are made of metal, and yet these fascinating tin plates easily bend with the least amount of force. A mere 0.7 millimeters in thickness, these shape-shifting plates can be bent and used over and over without breaking. Popular with people of all ages, these superb pieces delightfully surprise. Fold them or bend them like paper, or smooth them out to their original form. Turn them into any shape you want, any number of times.
Smooth to the touch with the warmth of natural wood.
Each chopsticks features a unique grain that's pleasant to look at. Because it's made from natural wood, the chopsticks subtly changes in appearance the more it is used, its nuances shifting over time.
In Japan, this design is known as a “checkerboard pattern,” an auspicious motif that connotes eternity, development, expansion, and prosperity. The chopsticks come in a high-quality paulownia box with a soft, luxurious feel, making them the perfect gift for someone special.
Personalized option: Engrave your name on the chopsticks. In English, Japanese (Kanji, Hiragana, Katakana)
Embodies the Japanese aesthetics of zen and wabi-sabi.
Designed with a slightly roomy fit for easy movement, it can be worn comfortably in all four seasons. Whether you're lounging at home or mixing and matching this traditional wear with modern clothing, make a fashion statement that's uniquely yours.