|Holiday||Mondays & Tuesdays|
The last standing spinning top maker
|Price example||Spinning top made from cotton ¥3,000|
Profile1968 Born in Kyoto.
Studied the making of Kyoto spinning tops under his father when he was an elementary school student.
2002 Resigned from a company and started the production of Kyoto spinning tops to revive the tradition.
2005 Kyo-koma became a certified Traditional Craft.
2008 Provided the Pontocho and Miyagawa-cho Kagai (flower districts) with Kyoto spinning tops.
2011 Exhibition and craft demonstration in the Frankfurt Museum of Applied Arts, Germany