Touch the handiwork of craftsmen which adds color to daily life.

Kogensya, Sendai branch

The Sendai branch of Kogensha, a company established in Morioka to publish “The Restaurant of Many Orders” by Kenji Miyazawa. It collects articles of folkcraft from all over the country. The company selects long-lasting crafts under the concept by the founder of the shop Shiro Oikawa, to “set a vision and collect good products”. In addition to lacquerware and articles of cast metal, original items designed by a master of stencil dyeing, Keisuke Serizawa, and others are all in the store’s lineup. You can feel the excellent craftsmanship in these goods and you’ll love them the instant you touch them.

Miharu-hariko (paper doll), which represents the zodiac sign of the year 2017, from Fukushima (1,620 yen), The special technique uses Japanese paper to produce a solid form, inherited from generations of traditional craftspeople.

The glass-like texture of this ~18 cm diameter plate by Genji Igarashi has been produced by applying glossy celadon glaze on porcelain (2,592 yen).

Basket for fertilizer (8,640 yen) made in Kurokawa county, Miyagi. It is made by weaving the bark of cherry trees. Suitable for fruits and vegetables, and also for a magazine rack. Its handle is made of cedar wood.

Kogensya, Sendai branch
1-4-10, Ichiban-cho, Aoba-ku, Sendai
TEL: 022-223-6674
Open: 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM, - 6:00 PM (From January to March)
Closed: 15th of each month (Open if the day is Sunday, Saturday, or a National holiday)