Japanese Lacquer Ware nihon-ichiban.com

posted by  Yubi | 7 years, 6 months ago in Art & Culture

Japanese Craft using Lacquer Real Japanese lacquer is an organic substance made from the sap of the urushi tree (Rhus verniciflua). The sap is collected by scratching the tree and it then is refined and aged. In Japanese the lacquer itself is called urushi and lacquer ware is called shikki (lacquer ware) or nurimono (painted...