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Incense Making Workshop in Awaji-shima

Incense Making Workshop in Awaji-shima - Awaji, Japan

Duration: 60 minutes
Location: Awaji, Japan

From USD
$38.61

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Incense Making Workshop in Awaji-shima

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Let’s make your own incense!
Around the 6th century, incense was introduced to Japan along with Buddhism.
Why don’t you enjoy making incense in Awaji Island, which produces the most incense in Japan?
You can choose not only fragrances but also colors and shapes you like, and enjoy your original incense making.

*PLAN DETAILS

1. About Incense
Around the 6th century, incense was introduced into Japan along with Buddhism.
Incense also means the art of incense-burning.
We can enjoy smelling its natural fragrance produced by burning an aromatic tree, such as ‘kyara (aloeswood )’, ‘jinko (agarwood )’and ‘byakudan (sandalwood).
At that time when incense was brought into Japan, the purpose of using incense was to purify a human body and drive away something evil, so it had a religious meaning.
Later, incense came to be used by ordinary people in their daily life.
And nowadays people often use it as part of aromatherapy for the purpose of relaxing themselves and getting rid of their stress.

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Incense Making Workshop in Awaji-shima

*OUTLINE

Let’s make your own incense!
Around the 6th century, incense was introduced to Japan along with Buddhism.
Why don’t you enjoy making incense in Awaji Island, which produces the most incense in Japan?
You can choose not only fragrances but also colors and shapes you like, and enjoy your original incense making.

*PLAN DETAILS

1. About Incense
Around the 6th century, incense was introduced into Japan along with Buddhism.
Incense also means the art of incense-burning.
We can enjoy smelling its natural fragrance produced by burning an aromatic tree, such as ‘kyara (aloeswood )’, ‘jinko (agarwood )’and ‘byakudan (sandalwood).
At that time when incense was brought into Japan, the purpose of using incense was to purify a human body and drive away something evil, so it had a religious meaning.
Later, incense came to be used by ordinary people in their daily life.
And nowadays people often use it as part of aromatherapy for the purpose of relaxing themselves and getting rid of their stress.

2. Let’s choose colors!
Today, you can enjoy wonderful fragrances expressing a variety of natural elements such as seasonal flowers and plants, water and air, the sun, and rain.
First, choose the color of incense expressing fragrance!
Then, knead the incense with an earthenware mortar.
Don’t worry as it’s easy!
Our instructors will show you the process, so just follow their instructions and enjoy the process!

3. Choose whatever fragrance you like, and take the incense out of the mold!
Choose whatever fragrance you like, and then cut out the incense with a mold.
You can make flower-shaped incense, a heart-shaped and more as you like.

4. Let’s burn the incense.
You can take about 10 pieces of your favorite incenses home.
The incense will become solid and be completed in about a week, so please look forward to it.
Light the incense and let thin smoke rise in the air.
Put the incense on the plate and enjoy the fragrance.
The smoke of incense has relaxing effects, so it would be nice to put it in the entrance and the bathroom.

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Work with our incense artisans in Awaji-shima

Work with our incense artisans in Awaji-shima - Awaji, Japan

Duration: 60 minutes
Location: Awaji, Japan

From USD
$38.61

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Work with our incense artisans in Awaji-shima

*OUTLINE

Let’s make senko, an incense stick, with our artisans!
Around the 6th century, incense was introduced to Japan along with Buddhism.
Why don’t you enjoy making incense in Awaji Island, which produces the most incense in Japan?
Senko is a kind of incense and a long slender stick.
We would like you try your hand at making an incense, which is very difficult even for artisans.

*PLAN DETAILS

1.  About Incense
Around the 6th century, incense was introduced into Japan along with Buddhism.
Incense also means the art of incense-burning.
We can enjoy smelling its natural fragrance produced by burning an aromatic tree, such as ‘kyara(aloeswood )’, ‘jinko(agarwood )’and ‘byakudan (sandalwood).
At that time when incense was brought into Japan, the purpose of using incense was to purify a human body and drive away something evil, so it had a religious meaning.
Later, incense came to be used by ordinary people in their daily life.
And nowadays people often use it as part of aromatherapy for the purpose of relaxing themselves and getting rid of their stress.

2. Let’s start making senko incense with our artisans
Senko, an incense stick, is shaped like a long slender stick, so that senko’s burning time lasts longer, and its fragrance can be enjoyed for a long time.
In the workshop, you can enjoy the process of making senko with our incense artisans.
Senko is solid, long and slender, but fresh senko is very soft like clay.
You need to work with care in order to make a beautiful straight-shaped senko!

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*PLAN NAME

Work with our incense artisans in Awaji-shima

*OUTLINE

Let’s make senko, an incense stick, with our artisans!
Around the 6th century, incense was introduced to Japan along with Buddhism.
Why don’t you enjoy making incense in Awaji Island, which produces the most incense in Japan?
Senko is a kind of incense and a long slender stick.
We would like you try your hand at making an incense, which is very difficult even for artisans.

*PLAN DETAILS

1.  About Incense
Around the 6th century, incense was introduced into Japan along with Buddhism.
Incense also means the art of incense-burning.
We can enjoy smelling its natural fragrance produced by burning an aromatic tree, such as ‘kyara(aloeswood )’, ‘jinko(agarwood )’and ‘byakudan (sandalwood).
At that time when incense was brought into Japan, the purpose of using incense was to purify a human body and drive away something evil, so it had a religious meaning.
Later, incense came to be used by ordinary people in their daily life.
And nowadays people often use it as part of aromatherapy for the purpose of relaxing themselves and getting rid of their stress.

2. Let’s start making senko incense with our artisans
Senko, an incense stick, is shaped like a long slender stick, so that senko’s burning time lasts longer, and its fragrance can be enjoyed for a long time.
In the workshop, you can enjoy the process of making senko with our incense artisans.
Senko is solid, long and slender, but fresh senko is very soft like clay.
You need to work with care in order to make a beautiful straight-shaped senko!

3. Finishing
Dry up the fresh senko for about an hour, and then the work is done.
Most Japanese people don’t know how to make senko!
We would really like you to enjoy this valuable senko making experience!

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Scent bag making workshop in Awaji-shima

Scent bag making workshop in Awaji-shima - Awaji, Japan

Duration: 30 minutes
Location: Awaji, Japan

From USD
$38.61

*PLAN NAME

Scent bag making workshop in Awaji-shima

*OUTLINE

Scent bag making workshop!
Enjoy carrying your favorite fragrance with you anywhere you go♪
Around the 6th century, incense was introduced to Japan along with Buddhism.
Why don’t you enjoy making incense in Awaji Island, which produces the most incense in Japan?
You can make your original scent bag by mixing your favorite fragrances and putting it in Kinchaku, a Japanese-style drawstring bag♪
The size of the bag is suitable for carrying about with you, so you can feel relaxed with the fragrance when you are tired.

*PLAN DETAILS

1. Enjoy making incense in Awaji Island!
Around the 6th century, incense was introduced into Japan along with Buddhism.
Incense also means the art of incense-burning.
We can enjoy smelling its natural fragrance produced by burning an aromatic tree, such as ‘kyara(aloeswood )’, ‘jinko(agarwood )’and ‘byakudan (sandalwood).
At that time when incense was brought into Japan, the purpose of using incense was to purify a human body and drive away something evil, so it had a religious meaning.
Later, incense came to be used by ordinary people in their daily life.
And nowadays people often use it as part of aromatherapy for the purpose of relaxing themselves and getting rid of their stress.

2 ... More info ›

*PLAN NAME

Scent bag making workshop in Awaji-shima

*OUTLINE

Scent bag making workshop!
Enjoy carrying your favorite fragrance with you anywhere you go♪
Around the 6th century, incense was introduced to Japan along with Buddhism.
Why don’t you enjoy making incense in Awaji Island, which produces the most incense in Japan?
You can make your original scent bag by mixing your favorite fragrances and putting it in Kinchaku, a Japanese-style drawstring bag♪
The size of the bag is suitable for carrying about with you, so you can feel relaxed with the fragrance when you are tired.

*PLAN DETAILS

1. Enjoy making incense in Awaji Island!
Around the 6th century, incense was introduced into Japan along with Buddhism.
Incense also means the art of incense-burning.
We can enjoy smelling its natural fragrance produced by burning an aromatic tree, such as ‘kyara(aloeswood )’, ‘jinko(agarwood )’and ‘byakudan (sandalwood).
At that time when incense was brought into Japan, the purpose of using incense was to purify a human body and drive away something evil, so it had a religious meaning.
Later, incense came to be used by ordinary people in their daily life.
And nowadays people often use it as part of aromatherapy for the purpose of relaxing themselves and getting rid of their stress.

2. Choose your favorite Kinchaku bag made of Nishijin-ori textile fabric!
Nishijin-ori, which has been produced for about 1,500 years in Kyoto, is a famous textile fabric.
First, you can choose your favorite Nishijin-ori Kinchaku from alternatives with a wide variety of colors and patterns.
Enjoy choosing traditional patterns and fabrics of Nishijin-ori.

3. Mix your favorite fragrances!
We provide eight kinds of fragrances.
You can choose a fragrance you like from the choices.
Of course, you can mix some of your favorite ones!
What is the fragrance of the sea?
What about a forest or the sky?
It would be a lot of fun to think about a theme for the scent bag♪
Enjoy creating your favorite fragrance.
After your favorite fragrance is decided, put the fragrance into the scent bag and close the bag.

4. Take your scent bag home with you!
Now you have got your favorite scent bag♪
It is a fashionable and compact bag, so you can carry it anywhere you go.
Your favorite fragrance from the bag makes you feel relaxed anytime.
It is also great for a souvenir.

We really look forward to your next visit!

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