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Traditional Handicrafts
 
     Kanazawa Gold Leaf      Kaga Yuzen      Kaga-nui Embroidery      Kutani Porcelain
     Ohi Ware      Kanazawa Shikki        (Lacquerware)      Kaga Zogan
       (Inlay)
     Kaga Mizuhiki
       (Gift Wrapping String)
     Kanazawa Wagasa (Traditional Japanese Bamboo and Paper Umbrellas)
     Futamata's Japanese
       Paper
     Paulownia Handicrafts      Local Toys      Kaga Fishing Flies
 
Kaga Fishing Flies
Facilities where visitors can experience accessory making, see exhibits, and buy accessory goods.
- Meboso Hachirobei Company
Exhibition and sale
- Kanazawa Crafts Hirosaka

The Maeda family, who ruled the Kaga Clan (the present Ishikawa and Toyama areas) in feudal times, promoted river fishing for the physical training of samurais (members of a feudal powerful military class). Then fishing flies were made with minute feathers that looked like insects flying above the surface of the river. Presently, accessories and pendants are produced by utilizing the delicate manufacturing technique of fishing flies.

 
 
 
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