Our musings

  • Little Flower 花子

    The artist has captured Hanako’s elegance by carving and painting a simple almost fuschia coloured kimono on her. The simplicity of her kimono att...
  • Yuki Kesho 雪化粧

    Yuki Kesho (Makeup of Snow) was inspired by Shirakawago, a UNESCO heritage landmark in Gifu, Japan. Notice how each delicate brush stroke comes tog...
  • Kokeshi Successor - Yoshihiro Okamoto

    “My name is Okamoto Yoshihiro, my birthday is the same as Usaburo (my grandfather). I am 48 years old. I have been in this work for 28 years.” says...
  • Little Fujisan 富士山

    Little Fujisan 富士山 (Mount Fuji), our latest darling is hand carved and hand painted with well-loved elements of Japan. The artist begins his artwor...
  • Kokeshi Master - Yuuji Okamoto

    Yuuji Okamoto, President of Usaburo Kokeshi. Kokeshi #shokunin for 49 years. Eldest son of grand master Usaburo Okamoto. We had the opportunity to...
  • Haru no Iro 春の色 (Colours of Spring)

    Meet Haru no Iro 春の色!

  • Usaburo Kokeshi (Japanese wooden dolls)

    Usaburo Okamoto, the master creator who married modern style with traditional hand carving and brush painting to bring you Usaburo kokeshi. Usaburo...
  • Do you know what is a kokeshi こけし?

    Kokeshi dolls are traditional folk toys created to be guardians of children. They are handmade from “seasoned 水木 mizuki” cherry trees which are dri...
  • Blessed 2021 !

    “Shogatsu” or New year’s day, is one of the most significant holidays (lasting 3 days) in the land of the rising sun.  The 1st day begins in joyous...
  • Crafts from the Rural Unseen

    Our love for Japan, Is where our journey begins, Seeking inspiration in the rural unseen, Stewards of WonderfullyMade crafts we bring, Begins its ...
  • What we believe in

    We believe wholeheartedly that God is the master Creator. And all works by God are WonderfullyMade. Therefore, because we are wonderfully made, s...
  • We have launched!

      We are “物作りmonozukuri” admirers and lovers of creativity. We seek out the masters behind refined and delicate craftsmanship to bring you their t...