We keep adding new SHINISEs to our list every month.
Unrakugama Pottery (Kyoto)
Unrakugama specializes in Kiyomizu Ware, Kyoto's tradition for 400 years. Saito Sensei is widely regarded as one of the best masters in Japan and is active as ever in his 90s.
Chikueido Silversmith (Kyoto)
For more than 200 years, Chikueido has been known for decorative arts made with silver, from tea ceremony utensils to ornaments and hardware.
Ohnishi Laquer ware (KYOTO)
Ohnishi has been operating since 1789, the year of the French Revolution. Noriko Ohnishi is the 9th generation owner of this historic store.
Katota Textile (KYOTO)
Katota has made special garments made of silk for over 130 years. These garments, made specifically for monks in earlier days, are now available for the general public.
Miyamoto Pottery (KYOTO)
The third generation Master Miyamoto is renowned for his Kiyomizu ware style that pays homage to one of the pioneering potters from the 17th century.
Kanataka Cutlery (KYOTO)
Kanataka has handed down the best practices in cutlery for over 200 years. They are renowned for making world class knives, garden scissors, and more.
Touan was established in 1921 in Kyoto. The firing takes place at a whopping 1,200℃ to create some of the most vibrant colors.
Taqmy features antique products curated by the SHINISE staff. Each handcrafted item showcases a timeless aesthetic and mastery of craft.