An authentic chinkin making experience with Zanko-san, teacher and one of the most prominent Chinkin figure in Ishikawa.
Chinkin is the process of carving lines in the lacquered surface, then submerge (chin) with gold (kin). This will transform the Lacquerware into an even more gracious item.
Zanko-san will briefly teach you how to use the chisel and carve patterns into the lacquer surface. After what, you will carve the motif of your choice on a pannel, and finally incrust real gold powder for immediate astounishing results, which will make up for a wonderfull souvenir.