Toushin area

    Governor of Nagano Prefecture Designation traditional crafts

  • Nagano prefecture Farmer Art…Western painter in the Taisho era: Upon the guidance of Kanae Yamamoto, upholstery items and practical items etc were made by farmers' hands on the themes of the local features.
  • Karuizawa Carving…Products that mainly engraved cherry blossoms on woodlands that made use of hardwoods such as cinnamon trees are also very popular among foreigners.
  • Other traditional crafts

  • Saku Indigo Dyeing…At the end of the Bakumatsu, Iwamurada lodging indigo dyeing was actively carried out so much that it was taxed on the blue bottle.
  • ※Other traditional craft items are posted only to member companies of "Nagano Prefecture Traditional Craft Industry Promotion Council".