is one of very few skilled
experts in the arts of weaving vines such as wisteria. Mr. Hachimura harvests
the vines, known as tsuru or kazura while they are still green and molds
them into baskets. The vines harden into the molded shape. Using such
ancient raw materials, Mr. Hachimura has been practicing this craft of
producing beautiful and functional works for decades.
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