Try your hand at the traditional dyeing methods used for authentic Oshima Tsumugi silk fabric, and create a one-of-a-kind souvenir to commemorate your Amami trip! Local craftsmen offer workshops for visitors that feature various kinds of dyeing processes, including plant-based dyes, mud-dye, and indigo dyes. Bring your own white cloth or purchase white dyeable clothing on-site and experience dyeing methods that have survived on Amami for over 1,000 years! Popular items include shirts, handkerchiefs, scarves, and even hats or handbags. The possibilities are endless!
Check out these locations for more information:
|Oshima Tsumugi-mura||0997-62-3100||1945 Tatsugo-cho Akaogi, Oshima-gun, Kagoshima-ken 894-0411|
|Kanai Kogei||0997-62-3428||2205-1 Tatsugo-cho Toguchi, Oshima-gun, Kagoshima-ken 894-0107|
|1116 Tatsugo-cho Sedome Aza Mori Ashibaru, Oshima-gun, Kagoshima-ken 894-1404|
|Yumeori-no-Sato||0997-62-3888||3213-1 Tatsugo-cho Ogachi, Oshima-gun, Kagoshima-ken 894-0105|
|Higo Senshoku||0997-62-2679||2176 Tatsugo-cho Toguchi, Oshima-gun, Kagoshima-ken 894-0107|