1. Comments by experts on the value of urushi items and the people who make them.

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  2. A "kiji-shi" who specializes in making "round items" works on a bowl.

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  3. A Fukui artisan applies urushi to the stem of a wineglass, demonstrating a contemporary application of the lacquerware tradition.

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  4. A Fukui artist applies urushi and gold powder to decorate a lacquerware box.

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  5. A lacquerware artisan from Kyoto demonstrates some of the many skills and techniques used to repair precious items in Japan.

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Urushi: natural lacquer craftsmanship from Japan

Adam Fulford Business

Introductory videos to a few aspects of a fascinating craft tradition.

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