Tuesday, January 24, 2012

The Oldest Knife Maker in Kyōto

Buji (無事) I think, the hanging scroll reads — safety; peace; or quietness.

We stumbled upon this shop in our search for yuzu miso, but didn't, unfortunately, have enough time to go inside.

The oldest knife maker in Kyōto, Shigeharu (重春) was founded in the Kamakura period sometime between 1190 and 1329.

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