Kyoto, as the heart of Japanese culture and history , has prospered for over 1200 years and is famous as the center of Japanese traditional arts and crafts. It is a city that represents items not only by its local craftsmen an d artisans, but by those from across the country. These craftsmen maintain the centuries old skills of their art and continue to produce wares in the traditional manner. Just as we have done for generations in Japan, through our new organization, KYOOHOO, our p resent goal is to provide a broader range of customers with access to the elega nt and sophisticated products of these craftsmen. KYOOHOO (Kyo-fu), an association f ormed by many of these traditional artisans, hopes you will enjoy the sele ction of fine goods that we have to offer.
This association, KYOOHOO (Kyo-fu), is comprised of more than ten companies, which represent various traditional goods and produ cts of Kyoto, Japan. Our products, including bamboo crafts, Buddha crafts, ceramics, f ashion accessories, furniture, kimonos, paper crafts, textiles, and tatami-mats, a s well as many other items, are highly respected in Japan for their level of beauty and quality. we now hope to introduce these items to the United States. we beli eve that the products we have to offer are functional and useful not only in Japan, but also in the United States and other countries as well.
Kyoto has long been established as a leading produc er of high quality products in the traditional crafts world. Now we would like you to see and experience the beauty of our culture and the refined quality of its products firsthand.X