Shimatani Shoryu Kobo Inc

Established in 1909, this workshop specializes in manufacturing Orin “Singing Bowl” (Meditation Sound Bowl Handcrafted for Buddhist temples.) There are less than 10 Skilled craftsmen nationwide, and of which 3 masters are from the workshop. Using the technique of tankin (metal hammering) Orin is performed using a very old technique of “hammering”, adjusting the roundness and tuning the sound. In 2012, a new brand “Syouryu” was introduced, combining the craft of “hammering” technique, the studio has developed and manufactured lifestyle products named “Suzugami”.

Address: 4-2 Sengokucho,Takaoka,Toyama 933-0847
TEL: 0766-22-4727
Opening Hours: 8:00~17:30
Closed: Sundays, National holidays, Obon, Year-End and New Year
Directions: 【On Foot】 About 20 minutes from Aino Kaze Toyama Railway “Takaoka Yabunami Station”.
Parking: 4 standard size cars, no large buses.