Uzuki in Shiwasu : Thank you so very much!

on the right:Kohiki wari-zansho bowl


Thank you so much for thinking of Japan and helping us in many ways!

Uzuki pottery class

Course A - 1-day tea bowl making class

Course B - private class

As for the details, please contact: uzuki pottery class

Please visit the website kyotouzuki.com
and cooking class blogpage

Shimotsuki : Month of autumn tints

Uzuki in Shimotsuki:November
on the right:flower saga-giku/crysanthemum in mishima-de flower vase


Thank you so very much for thinking of Japan and helping us in many ways.

Uzuki pottery class

Course A - 1-day tea bowl making class

Course B - private class

As for the details, please contact: uzuki pottery class

Please visit the website kyotouzuki.com

and cooking class blogpage

Kaminazuki : Month of Gods

Uzuki in October
vase: 'Keikan-ko' flower vase
flower: Murasaki-shikibu

Thank you so very much for thinking of Japan and helping us in many ways.

Uzuki pottery class

Course A - 1-day tea bowl making class

Course B - private class

As for the details, please contact: uzuki pottery class

Please visit the website kyotouzuki.com
and cooking class blogpage

Shigeru Hirayama Claywork Exhibition 泥 塔 展

Pottery Uzuki in September
Chu-shu no meigetsu;Full moon in 2011

Shigeru Hirayama claywork exhibition
泥 塔 展 : Pray for the dead - 祈り 2011 -



September 12th (Mon) : 1:00pm - 4:00pm
September 13th (Tues) - September 18th (Sun) : 10:00am - 4:00pm

At Honen-in Temple

From Ginkaku-ji Temple: walk for around 5 minutes

By the city Bus #5: get off at Jodo-ji bus stop
and walk towards the hill-side for around 10 minutes



Thank you so very much for thinking of Japan and helping us in many ways.

Uzuki pottery class
Course A - 1-day tea bowl making class
Course B - private class
As for the details, please contact: uzuki pottery class
Please visit the website kyotouzuki.com


and cooking class blogpage

Hazuki : Month of Mukuge

Uzuki in Hazuki
pottery: iron glazed tube flower vase
flower: Soutan-mukuge

Thank you so very much for thinking of Japan and helping us in many ways.

Uzuki pottery class
Course A - 1-day tea bowl making class
Course B - private class
As for the details, please contact: uzuki pottery class
Please visit the website kyotouzuki.com


and cooking class blogpage

Fuzuki : Month of star dust

Uzuki in Fuzuki/July
Yakishime tube flower vase
flower:kikyou
Kohiki sake bottle shaped flower vase
flower: tora-no-o, kikyou and rikyu-so

Thank you so very much for thinking of Japan and helping us in many ways.

Uzuki pottery class
Course A - 1-day tea bowl making class
Course B - private class
As for the details, please contact: uzuki pottery class
Please visit the website kyotouzuki.com


and cooking class blogpage


This year's chimaki from 'Kikusui-boko' float.

Zoe, Lisa and Mary enjoyed the summer-time tea ceremony at our pottery studio!





Minazuki : Month of water & hydrangeas

Uzuki in June, 2011

The East Japan earthquake happened on March 11th. My deep thoughts are with all the people in the devastated areas.

Thank you so very much for thinking of Japan and helping us in many ways.


If you're interested in these, please contact us
Please visit the website kyotouzuki.com
and cooking class blogpage


Summer Solstice
On June 22nd, we had a Candle Night!

Verdurous Satsuki ; May

The East Japan earthquake happened on March 11th.
My deep thoughts are with all the people in the devastated areas.

Thank you so very much for thinking of Japan and helping us in many ways.

An-nan style salad bowl Sold out! Thank you! If you're interested in these, please contact us
Please visit the website kyotouzuki.com
and cooking class blogpage

Kyoto : full of Sakura

Pottery Uzuki in April 2011
on the right: Iron glazed flower vase by Shigeru Hirayama
on the left: Antique tiny plates of celadon porcelain

The East Japan earthquake happened on March 11th.
Our deeep thoughts are with all the people in the devastated areas.

Right now we've received lots of emails from people over the world that tell
they are with us, Japan.

Thank you so very much for thinking of Japan and helping us in many ways.

Now Sakura is in full-bloom all over Kyoto!

Shidare-zakura/weeping cherry tree at Senbon Shaka-Do

Our pottery studio stands near Senbon Shaka-Do, Kitano Shrine, Hirano Shrine and Golden Pavilion/Kinkakuji etc., when you visit these places, please call in!

If you're interested in these, please contact us
Please visit the website kyotouzuki.com
and cooking class blogpage

Uzuki in Yayoi:March 2011

The Tohoku-Kanto earthquake happened on March 11th.
Our deep thoughts are with all the people in the devastated areas.

Right now we've received lots of emails from people over the world that tell
they are with us, Japan.

Thank you so very much for thinking of Japan and helping us in many ways.

Uzuki in Yayoi, 2011
flower vase : Old Tamba large sake bottle

If you're interested in these, please contact us
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Hinakazari; Tiny hina doll decoration for 'Momo no Settuku' (Hina-matsuri/Girl's festival) with the antique rice bowl


The old photo of Hina-matsuri (around 75 years ago)
Shigeru's mother and her 2 sisters are playing in front of the Hina-kazari/the Hina doll decoration

Risshun : the first day of Spring

Setsubun Mame-maki/Fortune bean-throwing ceremony at Kitano shrine on Feb. 3rd 2011,wishing happiness & good health for the coming new spring!

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and cooking class blogpage




Fuku-mame: the pack of fortune soy beans  →


People are trying to catch fortune soy beans!  ←

Beautiful Maiko-san & Geiko-san are throwing soy beans!

If you like, please have a look at
Setsubun

This winter we've had more snow! After Feb. 3rd it is the spring by the Japanese lunar calendar, though!

Kisaragi : Classic, Classic!

Camellia in the antique Tamba suribachi

on the right: old cocktail glass
on the left: Inside inka, outside black glazed tea bowl by Shigeru Hirayama

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and cooking class blogpage


Winter classic: hibachi & tetsubin

Bunraku : classic puppet theatre
A UNESCO World Intangible Heritage (proclaimed in 2003)

The puppets (and the puppeteers, who we can see on the stage, but their heads and bodies are covered with black costumes) perform the dramas with the narrators(singers) and shamisen(Japanese three-stringed instrument) players.

If you like, please visit
Osaka or Tokyo National Bunraku Theatre!


Bunraku senbei: Japanese style cookies



Bunraku senbei is on sale at the stall in the theater.
The heros' & heroines' face is on it!

U no Toshi : A Happy Rabbit Year 2011!

Uzuki on New Year's 2011

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Old wide sash : Maru-obi






Koubai/red Ume blossom at Kitano Shrine in New Year's






Kohiki vase with New Year's Matsu & Manryo

Old wood block print: ema usagi