Part I – Introduction

  • The Beginning of Urushi
  • The Urushi Tree
  • The Range of the Urushi Tree
  • The Harvest of Urushi
  • The components of Urushi
  • The Properties of Urushi
  • The Cautions of Urushi
  • Other Uses of Urushi
  • The Purification of Urushi
  • The Varieties of Urushi
  • The Creation of Urushi Objects

Part II – The Creation of Urushi Objects

  • The Core
  • The Foundation
  • Lacquer
  • Decoration (makie or lacquer painting)


View an introductory presentation about Urushi.

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