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Emboss your memory on Kyoto-style Book

Emboss your memory on Kyoto-style Book

Duration:1 hour total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Handmade bookbinding using traditional silk kimono fabric is a coveted craft that results in a beautiful original functional work of art. Most book binding shops have turned into automated factories. Tsutomu, a master bookbinder, has run his authentic hand-made bookbinding studio for over 55 years ago. Every step of the process has meaning, making it an artistic and meditational experience. …
Yoko&Tsutomu&Manimani
Yoko&Tsutomu&Manimani
Yoko&Tsutomu&Manimani
Yoko&Tsutomu&Manimani

What we’ll do

Gold Leaf Embossing 1. please select a handmade book from our studio collections. 2. please design of your idea on logo or letters. 3. choose letter style from letter presses ( Western or Japanese/ old Chinese characters ) 4. design to set letter press on the back page of your book cover 5. practice the technic of embossing several times 6. try to emboss with golden leaf ( silver / other…

What I’ll provide

Equipment
hand made notebook, tools

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Where you'll be

Small studio on the ground floor of our four-storied family house. Located in the Kitano Hakubaicho district, one of the 4 original geisha entertainment areas, in the shadow of the Golden Temple. Pretty flowers welcome you into our antique bookbinding studio. Lots of letterpress, materials and tools of bookbinding including beautiful kimono silks are arranged in an interesting and joyful studio atmosphere for a hands on workshop.

Upcoming availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Wed, 24th Jul    From 16:30 to 17:30.
₹2,499 per person
4 of 4 spots left

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 3 and up can attend.
Yoko&Tsutomu&Manimani
workshop
Emboss your memory on Kyoto-style Book
19 reviews
₹2,499 per person
19 reviews
₹2,499 per person