Updated: June 13, 2016
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For Your Unique Souvenir, Traditional Handcraft Yosegi Zaiku

Yosegi Zaiku is known as a handcraft box or a traditional parquetry made from natural fine grains and woods. The various natural colors of woods create the elaborate mosaic patterns.

Simple beautiful, Yosegi Zaiku

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The boxes are so unique and the woodworks are simply beautiful. The producing area is mostly Hakone and Odawara area since the Edo period; such woodworks can hardly be found in any other area in Japan.

Various kind of Yosegi Zaiku products

Not only boxes but also other items can be made by yosegi zaiku such as trays, chests, jewelry boxes, photo frames, and coasters, etc.
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