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9 Recommended Kilns Where You Can Make Japanese Pottery

There are many types of ancient pottery and porcelain in Japan outside of Kyoto, Osaka, and Tokyo. Some of these kinds of pottery have been exported overseas for centuries, while some were almost unknown until recent years. Here are some workshops where you can try making these types of pottery yourself for a unique memory of your trip!
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The charms of traditional Japanese pottery: some of these are worth 10,000,000 yen

Japan’s pottery and china were ferried to Europe in the 17th century and were prized by royalty and titled nobility. Germany’s Augustus II the Strong collected pottery for his Japanese Palace. The kakiemongama style (porcelain that has had color added to it) were especially popular and sold explosively overseas. There are some of the pieces featuring Japanese designs and techniques that are highly prized overseas.
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