Japanology Plus mini

5m 00s
Broadcast on March 20, 2022 Available until March 31, 2024

Japanology Plus explores Japanese life and culture. In this five-minute digest, we look at scissors. After arriving in Japan, they evolved in unique ways. Japanese artisans applied traditional sword-making techniques to the creation of a broad variety of highly specialized and customized tools. Distinctive scissors play a key role in various aspects of Japanese culture, including flower arranging and kimono making.

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