【Experience learning from the only japanese swordsmith in Okinawa prefecture and making a Ryukyu knife】
In order to be able to make your own Ryukyu knife, you get the chance to practice after listening to the swordsmith's explanation.
Assembly (on site) 9:30
Start of activities 9:30~11:30
Lunch break 11:30~13:00
Resume activity 13:00~15:00
"Ryukyu" knife completion & the end of the artisan experience 15:30
You have the chance to learn about the process of making a knife from step 1 from the only japanese swordsmith in Okinawa prefecture.
Enjoy a delicious lunch with the japanese swordsmith.
After lunch, you get to have a look at the pro's works of art, and are even able to buy.
You get to take home your newly forged "RYUKYU" knife as a souvenir.
Experiencing the blacksmith profession, a fusion of Japanese and Okinawa culture, under the only swordsmith in Okinawa,and learning about this traditional art, is undoubtedly an exciting experience to savor.
Don’t miss this chance to have a go at the real thing, only possible here!
• 兼工房, Ōshiro-1682-1 Ōzato, Nanjo, Okinawa 901-1400, Japan