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  • Designing new bracelets

    We've been hard at work designing an extension to our line of precious stone bracelets and they are now live in the shop. Inspired by traditional ...
  • Aoyama Golden Ginkgo Trees

    A beautiful sunny Friday outing to see the ginkgo trees (イチョウ) in Aoyama Jingu Gaien park (神宮外苑)     It's a 300 meter long avenue planted with tal...
  • Japan Less Traveled Spots – Gifu Castle

    Back to our trip to Gifu prefecture last month, I'd like to present you a little excursion to the Gifu Castle (岐阜城) in Gifu city. In the middle of ...
  • Japanese Sweets – Kuzumochi

    As a new series on this blog, I will introduce Japanese sweets we love and want to share with the world. My first installment is Kuzumochi (葛餅). Ma...
  • Japan Less Traveled Spots – Tajimi Mosaic Tile Museum

    So while we were in Tajimi to visit our friend's tile accessories workshop, we also checked out the sights in town. We were most impressed by the T...
  • Workshop visit in Tajimi

    This past week we went on a trip to 多治見市 (Tajimi city) in Gifu prefecture for a visit of the workshop that makes our tile earrings line.   Tajimi ...
  • Japanese Paper

    A couple weekends ago, while strolling around Ginza, we ended up at the Itoya flagstore – always a good spot to find cool products and ideas. They ...
  • Flavors of Autumn

    Japan loves its four seasons and to celebrate them in all aspects of every day life. But there is no better place to experience this than at the fa...
  • Old Movies, New Ideas

    This year is the 160th anniversary of diplomatic relationships between France and Japan. For this occasion, there are many events happening in both...
  • Tokyo Less Travelled Spots – Teien Art Museum

    Our goal with Chuchulu is to bring objects that we like from Japan to a wider worldwide audience. As part of that objective, I wanted to also show ...