Ishikawa Local Products Center(1) Gold Leaf Decorating Experience
Kanazawa produces 99% of all gold leaf in Japan. Choose one or two designs from the many available to put on a plate, hand mirror, compact mirror, or candy dish, and freely lay them out to create your own original piece.
Ishikawa Local Products Center(2) Kaga Hachiman Okiagari Doll Painting Experience
Kaga Hachiman okiagari dolls are a traditional Kanazawa craft, and this experience gives you the chance to decorate your own. Modeled on Hachiman's enshrined deity Emperor Ojin in his baby clothes, they represent good luck gained through perseverance.
Ishikawa Local Products Center(3) Wagashi Making Experience
Make three different kinds of nerikiri-an (shaped sweet bean paste) using a tea cloth, triangular chisel, and sieve. In addition to the three you make yourself, you also get to take home one by the master as a bonus souvenir. The sweets vary depending on the season and store.
Koshiyama Kanseido, Main Shop(4) Wagashi Making Experience
With this experience, you get to make two each of two kinds of seasonal sweets. How about rubbing shoulders with some of Kanazawa's traditional culture? Available for both adults and children.
Gold Leaf Sakuda, Main Store(5) Gold Leaf Decorating Experience
Decorate a plum shaped box or hand mirror with gold leaf. (Red or black for each.)
HAKUICHI Kanazawa Bikazari Asano(6) Gold Leaf Decorating Experience
Master Course: Apply gold leaf to a hand mirror (ivory or black), accessory case (red or black), or some Wajima lacquer chopsticks.
Imai Kinpaku Co., Ltd.(7) Gold Leaf Decorating Experience
Try your hand at decorating a tumbler or tote bag with gold leaf. Kanazawa's gold leaf has been registered by UNESCO as intangible cultural heritage. This experience is available to everyone from children to adults, and both solo visitors and groups.
Kaga-Yuzen Kimono Center(8) Kaga-Yuzen Mask Dyeing Experience
Paint a mask using the traditional craft techniques of Kaga-Yuzen. Choose a design you like, and try your hand at gradation dyeing with the five Kaga colors.