To to Ko no Kayanuma
We will be closed on October 10・16・30・31.
Our hours are 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and cooperation.
This is a ceramics and incense studio run by a ceramic artist who lives in Fujiyoshida City.
Inside the incense-scented building, you will find a plethora of incense-related items, including pieces created by the store owner. Take your time browsing through them while chatting with the friendly owner.
Even if you have never used incense before, you can learn about it here as you make your very own sachet or neriko (kneaded incense), using premium ingredients from long-established incense shops in Kyoto.You can also try your hand at making ceramics by hand-building or throwing on the electric pottery wheel.
Make a sachet From 1,100 yen
Mix 10 kinds of authentic incense ingredients such as agarwood, sandalwood, benzoin, and musk to create your very own sachet.
Learn about the significance and effects of each incense ingredient, enjoy their aromas, and mix them to create your very own scent. Then pack it into a sachet bag made of woven textiles, a specialty of Fujiyoshida City.
You can choose your favorite sachet bag from more than 100 handmade options on display in the store. The finished sachet will be a truly one-of-a-kind memento of your visit.
Make neriko (kneaded incense) 1,650 yen
Mix 10 kinds of authentic incense ingredients such as agarwood, sandalwood, benzoin, and musk to create kneaded incense.
Learn about the significance and effects of each incense ingredient, enjoy their aromas, and mix them to create your very own scent. Then knead the ingredients with ash and honey to form black kneaded incense balls.These are called neriko.
The finished neriko is then heated over charcoal using a method called kara-daki to release its fragrance.
Ceramics experience (advance reservation required) From 3,000 yen
Create your very own mug, plate, or figurine.Choose one of two methods: hand-building or throwing on the electric pottery wheel.Your piece will be dried, bisque fired, painted, glazed, and fired, then delivered to you via parcel delivery service in about one month.(Shipping fees must be paid by the customer.)