Lacquer ware has long been viewed as luxury items, but we invite you to rethink this perception by enjoying Nodate products in a casual setting outdoors. Employing the techniques of the traditional art of Aizu lacquer ware, each Nodate piece is meticulously handmade by skilled lacquer artisans and woodturners, utilizing carefully chosen, natural, solid blocks of wood. Delight in these handcrafts that embody the best of Aizu lacquering, a traditional art that began in the latter half of the 16th century in the Aizu region of Fukushima Prefecture.