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Amezaiku Sugar Modelling

The art of Amezaiku sugar modelling was imported to Japan from China during the Heian period and was originally used for offerings to temples. The craft spread beyond the temples during the Edo period, when many forms of street performance flourished in Japan and when its base ingredient, mizuame, became widely available. An amezaiku artist…

Type: modelling  |  Category: Tokyo  |  Tags: , , ,