Potterys are one of well-known Japanese cultures.
“Shigarakiyaki ware” is the just one of them. It is manufactured at Shigaraki in Shiga prefecture, where is located near Kyoto Prefecture. This good location and high quality clay produced there gathered a lot of crafts man. The characteristics were faint red color coating the surface and blackish brown color seeming lava. Pottery of a racoon dog is famous.
If you come to Japan, why don’t you buy “Shigarakiyaki” as souvenir?
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