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Artisanal crafts and shops in Tokyo

October 7, 2018 Bilal 0

Artisanal crafts and shops in Tokyo A type of traditional Japanese sweet, amezaiku are beautiful little sugarwork statues, usually depicting animals. The art of sculpting them involves heating rock-hard candy, and then shaping it quickly by hand or with scissors before it cools and hardens. At Ameshin, they’re dedicated to keeping this time-honoured yet laborious tradition alive. If you’re just looking for a pretty piece of candy or to admire the master’s work, head to Ameshin’s Tokyo Skytree Solamachi shop. To get your hands all sweet and sticky, meanwhile, you should go straight to their Asakusa workshop. In just under […]