"KUMIKO" is a traditional crafting technique that dates from the Asuka period.
"The pursuit of simplicity" is the philosophy of combining its charm, passed down through the ages,
with modern lifestyle.
We work persistently and faithfully to express the full charm of KUMIKO without deviation from this tradition.
All products that J life gifts are providing are J WOOD products.
It is a product that is produced carefully and accurately, and has built up trust and track record with a lot of customers in 30 years from the foundation.
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J LIFE gifts have pursued three point of simplicity.
There are tips for creating a fusion of "the present" and "the past".
Why don't you express the feeling of 'Thank you' to someone with KUMIKO gift?
KUMIKO Fit !!
Fit naturally into your lifestyle.
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KUMIKO craft is one of Japanese traditional craft and technique. No nails nor glue are used to combine small wood pieces to make KUMIKO.
The key to make KUMIKO is its unique holes and the gaps in the pieces, and they enable the craftsman to create more than two hundred patterns by combining the pieces.
Even a 0.1mm error is crucial, thus KUMIKO craft mans' extraordinary skills and techniques are essential in crafting KUMIKO. In addition to the skills and techniques, knowledge of characteristics of Japanese woods highly influences the completion of KUMIKO making. Ten years, KUMIKO craftsmen have to spend to achieve the level to create such high-end Japanese crafts. The origin of KUMIKO is said to be the Asuka era, and the earliest KUMIKO of Japan is in the Kondo of Horyuji Temple. Until today, the charm of the KUMIKO has been handed down by craftsmen. The work that has been carefully crafted from processing to assembly by the Craftsman will be the one that can continue using for many years. And it will last your whole life.