"GEMBA" is where you can actually see the state of "manufacturing" in the workshops and factories of various places in Komatsu City. There are also spots where you can "visit" the handicrafts of craftsmen up close, or "experience" by having them actually give a lecture. After checking the conditions and precautions of each place, let's make a reservation first and visit.
Kutani ware is roughly divided into 3 processes until it is completed.
Hanasaka pottery stone, which is the raw material, is crushed to produce the clay that is the basis of Kutani ware.
[Making the substrate]
Making the base We will use the potter's wheel and the plaster mold to form the base that will be the base of the work.
Carefully color and finish the substrate with paint and foil.