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Japan pearl and glass accessory makers group (Rihanna)

5 minutes from Kita Shinoda station on the the JR line, near Route 30, is where the Japan pearl and glass make…

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Spinning the light of local industry

Did you know there is a product called “Kishiwata Story” in the Kishiwada area? They make cotton products usin…

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平山繊維綿花

Sharing the folklore and culture of Izumi momen

Izumi momen is a high quality, long fiber cotton. We went to talk with Yasuo Hirayama; the 3rd generation pres…

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瀧芳株式会社

World renowned, premium silk blankets from Takiyoshi

While the peak of producing futons and blankets in the textile industry appears to have passed, a top grade ma…

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ナカニ_中尾雄二社長

Spreading the charm of chusen dye through a new business model

Nowadays Nijiyura chusen dyed tenugui towels are very popular amongst women. In Nakazakicho, Osaka, they have …

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Traditional ‘Glass Beads’

Glass bead production was quite popular in the northern Senshu area once and later became popular in Izumi cit…

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