Japanese Antiques and Crafts – Best Living Japan – Tokyo Travel Guide https://bestlivingjapan.com Tokyo with Kids Guide for Globally Minded Families Mon, 07 Sep 2020 01:55:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.5.1 TANKYODO Japanese Antiques, Minami Azabu,Tokyo https://bestlivingjapan.com/tankyodo-japanese-antiques-minami-azabutokyo/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/tankyodo-japanese-antiques-minami-azabutokyo/#respond Thu, 30 Jul 2020 23:27:44 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=71176 TANKYODO Japanese Antique store is a little gem of a store located in Minami Azabu, Tokyo. We love this store so much we have added it to our favorite┬áJapanese Antique Stores list. A bonus is that it is located in the same neighborhood as the Best Living Japan Studio so you can visit the store …

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Best 10 Japanese Antique Stores in Tokyo https://bestlivingjapan.com/best-10-japanese-antique-stores-in-tokyo/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/best-10-japanese-antique-stores-in-tokyo/#respond Wed, 20 May 2020 21:43:01 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=67199 I have been collecting Japanese antiques for over 30 years, so I am sharing with you the Best 10 Japanese antique stores in Tokyo. These stores have excellent selections and are owned and run by true experts in the field of Japanese antiques. If you can’t find what you want in one of these stores, …

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Top 10 Places to Buy Japanese Washi https://bestlivingjapan.com/buy-japanese-washi/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/buy-japanese-washi/#respond Wed, 26 Feb 2020 06:00:49 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=67557 At Best Living Japan, we offer various craft classes that use Japanese washi, so we are “experts” on where to find the best selection. Here are our top 10 locations to buy Japanese washi in Tokyo. Many smaller Japanese souvenir shops may also sell sheets of Japanese washi, but for a more extensive selection, check …

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Okadaya Shinjuku (Shinjuku, Tokyo) – Six Floors of Fabric and Accessories https://bestlivingjapan.com/okadaya-fabric-accessory-store/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/okadaya-fabric-accessory-store/#respond Tue, 11 Feb 2020 07:04:04 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=43241 Okadaya Shinjuku is a great place to go to for textiles. They have two buildings; one with six floors of fabric (cotton, velvet, silk, satin, organic cotton, fleece, velor, wool, etc), traditional Japanese materials and other special textiles; and the adjacent building carries seven floors of┬ábasic materials (buttons, thread, string), decorative materials (ribbons, lace, sequins) …

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Gallery Kawano Kimono (Jingumae, Tokyo) – Upcycled Kimono! https://bestlivingjapan.com/gallery-kawano-jingumae/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/gallery-kawano-jingumae/#respond Wed, 15 Jan 2020 06:00:50 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=13018 Gallery Kawano Kimono is one of the best stores in Tokyo to buy used “up cycled” kimono, kimono fabric and kimono accessories. They are open seven days a week so if you don’t have the schedule or the time to hit a antique or flea market this is a one stop shopping location. Gallery Kawano …

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Tokyo Antique Markets and Flea Markets https://bestlivingjapan.com/tokyo-antique-markets-and-flea-markets/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/tokyo-antique-markets-and-flea-markets/#respond Tue, 31 Dec 2019 21:03:43 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=62488 We love visiting Tokyo antique markets and flea markets. Most markets are held on the weekend, with some on national holidays. The events are a mixture of significant indoor events like the Antique Jamboree, or the Heiwajima show held a few times a year, or what we call “shrine sales” held at local temples or …

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