Wajima-nuri

Wajima painting. Wajima-nuri is a regional form of lacquerware developed in Wajima, Ishikawa prefecture, in Japan. This form of lacquerware is arguably the most famous and highest in quality consisting of durable lacquerwork with many layers decorated in various decorative techniques including maki-e and chinkin as well as others. Jinoko was discovered in the area and the development of the foundation techniques involving its use helped create stronger and more durable lacquerware.

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