Within Japanese culture, the crane is believed to be the symbol of a long life. This Kyoto Ceramic Ornament Crane is typical Japanese traditional ornament. Simplistic and traditional in design, this ornament can be kept as a symbol of longevity in the home, or passed onto another. This Kyoto Ceramic Ornament Crane has been made by one of our Japanese makers using skills that have been passed down by their ancestors.
Rokubeygama was opened in 1771 in the Gojyosaka area of Kyoto by its founder, Kiyomizu Rokubey. After 250 years, Rokubeygama is currently in its eighth generation and has become a well-respected family of artistic pottery. Following the rise in popularity of Kyo-yaki, the principals of each generation have since been creating pieces using this traditional technique. Under the supervision of the current owner Kiyomizu Rokubey, Rokubeygama continues to produce works that suit the modern lifestyle such as dishes, vases, ornaments, and tea sets.
Our expert traditional Makers in Japan have never sold their products officially outside of their country. Their products are officially available on the Atelier Japan store.
Our makers have stood the stead of time. They have prevailed among huge global disturbances and are still unwilling to go backwards. We champion this aim to be the resilient partner of the digital age.