artisans

Our list of articles tagged with "artisans."

April 22, 2021

Experience Clase Azul Tequila in Mexico

Clase Azul is a luxury tequila brand. We love their one-of-a-kind handmade tequila decanters. Artisans of Leisure works closely with Clase Azul to create insider experiences for our travelers in Mexico.

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March 17, 2021

Shopping for Traditional Crafts in Ireland

For many travelers, a highlight of visiting Ireland is shopping for exquisite traditional crafts and other items. Artisans of Leisure knows the best artisans, studios and shops—places that showcase and preserve centuries-old craft techniques and traditions and are great places to see and buy beautiful handmade items.

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March 1, 2021

Yosegi, a Traditional Craft in Hakone, Japan

Yosegi-zaiku is a form of traditional wood marquetry from Hakone, a mountainous region near Mount Fuji, Japan. Artisans of Leisure arranges unique experiences of traditional crafts throughout Japan.

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January 2, 2015

Exquisite Japanese Lacquerware

Lacquerware is one of our favorite crafts from Japan, where is it known as urushi (lacquer), shikki (lacquerware) or nurimono (coated things). Ishikawa Prefecture is among the most famous of the many regions in Japan where lacquerware is produced. Kanazawa, the capital of Ishikawa and historically one of the most powerful castle towns in Japan, […]

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