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Make a Japanese keepsake with artists

Make a Japanese keepsake with artists

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Drinks and Equipment
Languages:All languages welcome

About your host

Your hosts are Mana and Aiko. Mana started making netsukes to make it easier for people to convey their gentle feeling. Her netsuke sales support activities that reduce the number of pets being killed and help to export clean energy. Aiko believes that the opportunities to write handwritten characters are decreasing nowadays. She started calligraphy at the age of seven years old. Through this…
Mana&Aiko
Mana&Aiko
Mana&Aiko
Mana&Aiko

What we’ll do

Using kimono fabric, you will make your own netsuke—a traditional Japanese key holder. A favorite photograph and written characters can be inserted inside. You'll choose from two types of bells that will be attached to your favorite pattern of colorful fabric. Next, we'll explore the lettering work. I know how to write in various styles, such as calligraphy, block style, semi-cursive, cursive,…

What else you should know

Please bring clothes that will be okay to get dirty.

What I’ll provide

Drinks
Tea or coffee
Equipment
Materials and tools I will provide all tools and art materials, a drawstring carrying bag, and an English translation of the calligraphy.

What to bring

Please bring clothes that will be ok if it become dirty

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Where you'll be

This will take place in a guesthouse a short walk from Asakusa Station. Also in this area you will find Sensoji Temple, Kaminarimon, Flower House, Asakusa Cultural Center, and so on, making it a place where you can fully feel the emotions of Edo—old Tokyo—and now.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 3 and up can attend.

More tips

Please bring clothes that will be okay to get dirty.
Mana&Aiko
craft class
Make a Japanese keepsake with artists
5 reviews
$65 per person
5 reviews
$65 per person