The early years of the Edo Period were the heyday of cargo ships known as kitamaebune that sailed the Sea of Japan bringing lacquer techniques from other areas and turning Niigata into a major producer of lacquerware.The chinkin technique involves embedding gold
dust in lacquer. Here you perform the entire process from painting to finishing.
Apr. to Nov. 9:00 – 17:00
Dec. to Mar. 9:00 – 16:30
Experience fee 3,300 yen
Admission:Adults 800 yen, Children 400 yen
Northern Culture Museum
2-15-25 Soumi, Konan-ku, Niigata City