Lacquerware or lacquerware is one of the types of handicraft products of Japan. In this part I would like to introduce the attraction, choice, usage and distinguish quality lacquer products.
“Lacquer” has many kinds of “Lacquer” – handicraft products of Japan.
Lacquer boxes, dishes or lacquerware for decorating are painted in multiple layers on paper or wooden products.
The material used to sweep lacquerware is resin lacquer. In Japan, this material has been used as anti-rotting agent, glue, … from the Jomon period (about 15,000 to about 2,300 years ago), but since then, lacquer has been used. Used for many types.
Bowl of lacquer
Today, people have scoured paint on non-wood materials such as glass, metal, cloth, etc. Moreover, they are used to produce other products not only for dishes such as: trays, cabinets, pens …
In this article I would like to introduce you to the fascination and use of lacquer products. The charm of lacquer.
1. Make sure the quality changes according to use
Lacquerware items change over time. As the use of the surface of the product will be more beautiful, along with the time the color is gradually changing. It can be said lacquerware is created by the use.
2. Classic beauty of Japan
The “Makie” technique creates patterns on lacquerware using gold powder, … drawing a variety of flowers that can sense seasons. People decorate randomly on the inside of the lacquer bowl cover. The transformation of the four seasons and the importance of seasonal change like this is the sense of classic Japanese beauty.