Find craftsman’s work of metal netting transforming into variety of products

Tsujiwa Kanaami

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Tsujiwa Kanaami
Currently run by the third-generation owner, the items sold here are all created carefully by hand. The products represent true craftsman’s works that have the rights to be well-respected. Metal or copper is “netted” and transformed into finished products like tea strainers, baskets, and tofu scoopers. The craftsman continuously creates instruments that are wanted as needs of people change throughout the years. You can see the process right inside the store. Unlike mass production, each product ...morehere is made carefully by preserving the idea of durability.
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If you are interested in kitchenware, I recommend visiting Tsujiwa Kanaami. Check out the skills of the craftsman who makes these metal net products. The products are a bit pricey, but they are carefully made to last. The store often receives special orders from places like restaurants because of the craftsman's admiring skills.
Coffee Dripper
Recommend !
Coffee Dripper / ¥5,400 (metal), ¥7,020 (copper)
The coffee dripper is one of their popular products. Both metal and copper coffee strainers are available, and each has its own unique characteristics. The copper one gives it more of an edgy look after many uses. If you are a coffee lover, try dripping your coffee at home with this hand-made dripper and the stand that goes over a cup.
Tea Strainer
Recommend !
Tea Strainer / ¥2,808 (small), ¥2,916 (medium), ¥3,132 (large)
Consider getting this tea strainer that is durable and easy to use. It would be great idea to buy some Japanese tea leaves while you are in Japan, and use this strainer to make a delicious cup of tea at home.
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Grilling Net / with bottom net ¥3,240 (small), ¥4,320 (large)
If you love grilling, this tool will be wonderful to use which will give your food great grill marks. Food such as vegetables and meat can be grilled using this product. Check out the small details of these products that could only be achieved to be made by skilled craftsman. It is made to be durable, and can be used over gas stove tops.
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Coasters / ¥2,484 for black, ¥2,700 for gold
Check out these beautiful coasters! They are of course, hand-made and can be used for any occasion. It will be especially great to be used during the sunny summer season.
How to buy
Browse around the shop to see a variety of products.
- Shopping Tips -
If your timing is good, you will be able to see the wire net products being made right inside the store. Although taking photos is allowed, please acknowledge the staff first before doing so.
Tsujiwa Kanaami Interior Photo
Tsujiwa Kanaami
Categories Traditional Crafts, Tools & Kitchenwares
Phone +81 75-231-7368
Address 175, Kameyacho, Nakagyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 604-0811
Directions 6-minute walk from Subway Karasuma Line Marutamachi Stn.
Hours 9am - 6pm
Closed Sundays and National Holidays
Price range
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Credit cards VISA, MASTER
Friendly for Overseas Visitors
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Easy to access from Nijo Castle
Information Japanese
Languages spoken Japanese
Shipping services Not available
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