Collection: Tohzan-Gama 藤山窯

Tohzan Gama, a small pottery studio located in the mountainous area of Toki City, Gifu Prefecture, the production center of Mino Ceramic ware.They produce mainly Kohiki which refers to an iron-rich clay body covered over with white slip and then a translucent glaze. Their specialty called Shinogi, a decorative technique whereby ridgelines are carved on the surface. The patterns on the surface are carefully scraped off by hand one by one.