lacquer

Our list of articles tagged with "lacquer."

January 17, 2012

Must Buy: Lacquer in Myanmar (Burma)

Many travelers on Artisans of Leisure tours like to shop for items that are unique to the destinations they are visiting. Myanmar, a.k.a. Burma, is one of the best places in Southeast Asia to find high-quality crafts, decorative items, and traditional objects that are used for everyday use. We are particularly fond of Burmese lacquerware, […]

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March 19, 2009

Must Buy: Edo Chiyogami (traditional paper) in Tokyo

A highlight of Tokyo is experiencing the non-stop action, the neon, the pop-culture, cutting-edge design,¬†and the crowds. But we also love taking our travelers to quiet sections of Tokyo that are filled with traditional Japanese shops, Edo-era wooden buildings, Buddhist temples, and other historic sites that escaped the WWII bombing One of our¬†favorite places is […]

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