Maki-e

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Means “sprinkled picture”. A decorative technique that uses powders of various types sprinkled onto wet lacquer to create the designs. The powders used can be metal powders, kanshitsu-fun, or pigments. Different types of maki-e include: hira-maki-e, togidashi-maki-e, taka-maki-e, shisaitogidashi-maki-e, ji-maki and more.

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