Kanazawa Gold Leaf
Traditional Craft/ Ishikawa
Kanazawa city is responsible for more than 98% of the gold leaf output of Japan. Regarding the tradition of gold beating in Kanazawa, it was not only the environment and climate of this area that influenced the history of gold leaf, but also the succession and development of excellent skills by the focused passion of the gold leaf artisans Gold leaf history is also deeply tied to Kyoto. If you look at the gold leaf design at Kinkakuji (The Golden Pavilion), it becomes apparent that there are also many distinguished gold leaf artisans in Kyoto. On the 2nd floor of the Kyoto Handicraft Center, we sell a diverse range of gold leaf products.