Each dial is meticulously hand-drawn and hand-painted, making each urushi maki-e watch truly unique.
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Here we introduce individuals who have helped us promote domestically produced Joboji Lacquer by creating maki-e dials.

Innovative maki-e artisanAkira Okawa

Award history and more

Learned maki-e techniques in Wajima, Ishikawa Prefecture, after training at the Ashiro Lacquer Craft Technique Research Center.

Received the Craft Category Prize at the Iwate Prefectural Art Festival.

Received the Iwate Prefecture Craft Art Exhibition Association Award.

“I want people to feel maki-e as something close to them. Through trial and error, I strive to get closer to achieving this goal.”

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