"Shinise" (老舗) refers to Japan's traditional stores, often operational for hundreds of years. We work with them exclusively and bring their most treasured items to the world.Many of our stores are located in Kyoto, the capital of Japan for eleven centuries until 1869. You will find in those stores world renowned masters and their craftsmanship.We work with those masters directly and make it simple for you to order their products. We provide free shipping globally, and we also take care of all the cumbersome things to provide a seamless shopping experience.*Our platform accepts American Express, Visa, and MasterCard. We also accept PayPal and Apple Pay. We ship globally via FedEx (usually within 3-4 days) and provide a tracking number for your reference. Our prices are inclusive of taxes, shipping, insurance, and customs (i.e., there are no hidden charges).