About Hasami ceramic 波佐見焼

hasami ceramic
hasami ceramic

 Hasami city is in  Nagasaki prefecture, south side of Japan.  Nagasaki was important port in Japan to chain and Europe in the medieval period.

波佐見市は長崎県にあります。

 

The city of Hasami has a 400-year tradition of ceramic production. Many ceramic production companies are still there. They are mainly producing teacups and teapots. The local porcelain is renowned for its translucence and whiteness.

波佐見では、400年に渡って陶磁器が作られてきました。そのため多くの陶磁器の会社があります。透明感がある白い食器などの磁器が有名です。

 

Hasami area is near to Arita area. Arita is well known for Japanese ceramics town.So before Hasami seen quenching Arita (circulated as imari) 

 

Now it becomes popular that hight design quality with traditional technique. Muji, a company with a wide selection of products and many shops worldwide has a series of hasami ceramic production.

もともと有田焼の下請けをしたり有田焼として売られることも多かったのですが、無印良品で波佐見焼の商品が人気となったのをきっかけに、伝統的な高い技術が知られるようになり、人気が高まっています。

 

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