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View our Blogs from Japan

View our Blogs from Japan Kasasagi Gallery will be closed from Monday 7 October and reopen on Saturday 26th October.  Our website will remain active for inquiries and sales and we will post all articles on 30 October.  For any orders placed during this period we will send you a small gift with your order…

Hard to find Japanese Art

Hard to find Japanese Art Antique Japanese Art and other objects are getting harder to find.  Many Japanese are holding onto their legacy having come to the realisation that they are giving the family heirlooms away. At Kasasagi we have been collecting rare Japanese art and objects for over 20 years,  We are interested in…

New arrivals at Kasasagi Gallery

New arrivals at Kasasagi Gallery We had a busy start to September.  Our Shoyeido Incenses continue to be popular and we have added Shoyeido’s Hori-kawa incense to our range,  Our focus at Kasasagi Gallery is to provide great service combined with unique products from Japan. We have recently added to the in Gallery collection more…

Japanese Festivals in September

Japanese Festivals in September Japan is famous for its festivals and ceremonies all through the year.  Here are a few of the festivals held during the month of September. September 1  Tsuma, Oki Island, Shimane Prefecture Traditional bull fighting (bull sumo) in which two bulls lock horns and fight to push each other out of…

Customer Feedback for Kasasagi Fine Arts

Customer Feedback for Kasasagi Fine Arts Offering our customers a high level of service and a great experience is very important to us.  As the saying goes “if you like our products and services tell others.  if you don’t then tell us”  One of our recent customers Fernanda was happy with our products and services…

Looking for Unique Gifts under 15 Dollars

Looking for something unique of good quality for under AU $15. Kasasagi Fine Arts Gallery in Glen Iris, Melbourne has Shoyeido Xiang-Do Incense for under $15.  Xiang-Do is hand made in Kyoto Japan by master blenders using natural plant ingredients.  An exclusive Pressed Incense Process results in denser and richer incense. Xiang-Do Incense comes in…

Looking for Rare Japanese Art OR Shoyeido Incense

Looking for Rare Japanese Art OR Shoyeido Incense We have had a very busy week at Kasasagi Gallery with some rare framed Ukiyo-e Woodblock Prints and Antique Ise-Katagame framed Art snapped up by our clients.  Our artwork is available framed or unframed, mounted to Museum Conservation Standard..print tipped to acid free foam core backing &…

New Shoyeido Incense Just Arrived

New Shoyeido Incense Just Arrived We have just received a new shipment of Shoyeido Incense with new Scents including Xiang-Do Forest, Peppermint and Lavender as well as Genji Sakaki White Coils to complement our current Shoyeido range. Shoyeido Forest Incense with its with its concentrated smells of pine, fir and other conifers transports you to…

Where Can I Find Kokeshi Dolls?

Where Can I Find Kokeshi Dolls? Kokeshi dolls are part of Japanese Folk Art.  There are 11 different types of traditional kokeshi and each shape and pattern is particular to  the area which they originate from. The eleven types are Tsuchiyu, Toggatta, Yajiro, Naruko, Sakunami, Yamagata, Kijiyama, Nanbu, Tsugaru, Zao-takayu, and Hijioro.  These eleven different types…

Where can I find Antique Japanese Masks

Where can I find Antique Japanese Masks Kasasagi Gallery has a great selection of Antique Japanese Masks from Noh and Kabuki Theatre.   We are located in Glen Iris which is an inner suburb of Melbourne in Australia.  Some of our masks are featured on our website www.kasasagi.com.au  and others are featured in our Gallery. …
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