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Kyoto Tradition On The Tango Peninsula - Try Soy Sauce, Sake, And Local Crafts!

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Tango Peninsula, an hour and a half away by car from Kyoto, is home to local artisans creating Tango silken crepe fabric, Japanese sake, soy sauce, salt, and other high-quality products. In this article, we introduce five recommended spots on this special

 

 

Tango Peninsula – Another Side of Kyoto by the Sea

 

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Tango Peninsula, approximately 130 kilometers north of JR Kyoto Station, is a nature-rich area, filled with mountains and bordering a vast sea. It is a sightseeing spot famous for Amanohashidate, one of Japan’s Three Scenic Views , and the charming Kyoto port town of Ine.

This area is known for its delicious seafood, locally-produced rice, vegetables, and Japanese sake, resulting in a steady flow of travelers. We visited five innovative businesses here incorporating local Tango tradition.

 

 

1. KUSKA – Fashion Statements With Local Textiles

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KUSKA is a fashion brand utilizing Tango silk crepe, which is made using a technique that has been passed down for generations on the peninsula. The brand sells various items that are completely handmade by artisans in Kyotango. Everything from the silk reeling and dyeing, to hand sewing and finishing the final product, is done locally.
We were shown around the textile workshop by Mr. Yasuhiko Kusunoki, the director of KUSKA Co., Ltd. to learn why the brand specializes in handwork.
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When we entered the workshop, we could hear the rhythmical sounds of hands at work.

4,000 warp threads (a series of threads that run from front to back) are needed to create the fabric. This process takes more time compared to weaving by machine. However, there is extra space incorporated into the fabric due to it being weaved by hand, resulting in a soft texture. This is how the unique feel and texture is created in the final fabric.

Mr. Kusunoki said, “We create patterns and items unique to KUSKA not by designing products with pre-made fabrics, but by creating the design based on the material itself.”

 

 

 

 

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