Gallery: Kaikado: Classic Japanese Tea Caddies Made to Last Over a Cent...

Bag for transporting Chazutsu
Kaikado has also collaborated with other traditional crafts and companies of Kyoto, creating bags and other accessories for Kaikado’s tea caddies that also help in positioning Kyoto as a city of craftsmen.

For more than 130 years, Kaikado has been producing hand-made Japanese tea caddies designed to last for generations. Last week we visited Kaikado’s shop in Kyoto, where Takahiro Yagi, the 6th generation of tea caddy makers, showed us the wonders of  “Chazutsu” and told us about the company’s amazing history.

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1 Comment

  1. 123 March 21, 2014 at 3:15 pm

    That is a wonderful container. Can you give me some information about the history of this.


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