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Best American-Made Watch Brands of 2021

When you hear the word ‘watchmaking,’ which country comes to mind first? Most of you will probably say Switzerland, while those of you who are a little more knowledgeable about watches might think of Japan or Germany. But did you know that American-made watch brands used to rank just as high, and at times even overshadowed the competition? Continue reading

Japanese Cutlery: An Essentials Guide

Every region of the world has a specialty — something that it is known for around the world. While you may think of sushi as Japan’s specialty, the pieces of equipment that go into making this delicacy are what you should be looking at. Continue reading

Japanese Wooden Kokeshi Dolls Explained

Japanese Kokeshi Dolls — All You Need to Know

Japanese culture is a famously artistic one and boasts of various kinds of artistic traditions. Through the different dynasties and ages that the Japanese civilization has been through, different practices and styles of art have emerged, whether in painting, textiles, calligraphy and most importantly, dolls. Continue reading