My Japan Weaving Tour – Day 15 Part 1

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Day 15. A Day in Arita to see Imari porcelains. This museum has a lot of the history of making Imari ware and very old pieces.


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The white area is the clay for porcelain.


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Another photo inside the mine.


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A shrine to honor the Korean potters who started making porcelain in the town of Arita.


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At the shrine commemorating the Korean potters who founded Imari ware as in every shrine there is a cord attached to a bell above. People come and make a wish and shake the cord to wake up the gods to grant their wishes.


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I’m making my wish at the shrine for the Korean founding potters.

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