A nice summer with a mosquito coil created by a making craftsman in Kyoto
Summer is a season when you can feel a sense of liberation. As summer approaches, you may have more opportunities to open the windows and feel the wind, and to interact with nature, such as the sea, river, and mountains. However, it may be a time when you are worried about mosquitoes in your daily life.
The work introduced is the mosquito coil (KUYURI), a mosquito coil (Kuyuri), which has a workshop in Kyoto. Mosquito arrangement is to use vegetation leaves and wooden lizards or incense to drive away mosquitoes. The movement of "Ibusu, incense" may be practiced by bonfire at the camp because of the mosquito repellent in the current lifestyle.
Design that emerges by careful manual work
"Kazarikanagu" may be a word that is now unfamiliar. The "bracket" is a process of processing a metal such as a copper plate or a brass plate using a tool called 鏨 (tagane).
"Mosquito arrangement(Kuyuri)Is utilized the processing technology of the metal fittings, and it is made carefully and elaborately one by one by handicrafts of craftsmen. The lid is expressed by the supple lines of the plant, and it is a beautiful and gorgeous mosquito coil that blends into the living space.The work created by taking advantage of the experience and wisdom of craftsmen who have been repairing cultural property metal fittings will add color to summer days.Copper and brass, which are the materials, have a soft color and elegant luster, and the use of them is oxidized, creates a unique taste, and you can enjoy changes in colors and textures for a long time.
In the summer, there are summer festivals and trays, and you have the opportunity to see mikoshi and Buddhist altars. Why not not only enjoy your daily life with mosquitoes (kuyuri), but also look at the metal fittings through summer events and deepen your interest.
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