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The Spirit of Craftsman

 

 
Synopsis:

Adorned by tulip blooms, the Japanese city of Niigata is called the"City of Food and Flowers". However, given the region's renowned copper mines, it is also been a centre for high-quality metal craftsmanship ever since the Meiji Period and in particular items made by traditional hammering techniques. Recently, young artisans have been expanding their businesses internationally by combining traditional techniques with contemporary designs as this documentary shows.

 
Duration (min) : 30 
Number of Episodes: 1
Genre: Lifestyle
Language: Japanese
Subtitles: Chinese