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Japanese Chests: Make Them Your Own.

With broad range of sizes and styles to choose from, we know Japanese chests are a versatile addition to your home. Now, we have a range custom-made steel frames to stand our chests on, made to fit any sized piece, these stands give our antique Japanese chests a contemporary edge.   They can be used to lift smaller chests into featured pieces, or to raise a chest to just the right height...

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Chanoyu: The Way of Tea

The Japanese tea ceremony, known Chanoyu in Japanese, is a ritual preparation and presentation of matcha tea grounded in the...

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Latest Shipment from Japan

The first Japanese shipment in a year has just arrived at our warehouse. Our response to the current situation and travel limitations...

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Bali COVID 19 Fundraiser

DONATE NOW  Support our fundraising efforts to aid the people of Bali Through the personal efforts of Robert and Jo,...

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The Kasuri Weavers of Kurume

Kasuri is a term from the Japanese word kasureru meaning “to blur”. It is a Japanese form of Ikat weaving, whereby patterns are...

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Hinamatsuri: The Japanese Girl's Day Festival

Also know as the Doll’s festival or Momo no Sekku (festival of peach blossom), it is celebrated each year on...

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An Exploratory Trip to Japan

The partnership of Jo Maindonald and Robert Joyce and Kazari in Melbourne is now 40 years old.To celebrate, Robert and...

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Our 40th Birthday Exhibition

We invite you to celebrate with us and experience the unique designs that underpin our sense of aesthetics at Kazari....

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Kazari's COVID-19 Trading Hours and Policies

Dear Valued Kazari Customers, We hope you are staying safe, well and happy wherever in the world you call home. ...

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How To Shop For Antique Chests

  Photographer: Armelle Habib, Stylist: Heather Nette King Shopping for an antique chest of drawers or any statement piece of...

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Kokeshi at Kazari

From time to time, on our buying trips to Japan, we come across an exceptional collection that we have the...

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The many layered art of Japanese lacquerware

Characterised by a sheen as limpid as the surface of an ornamental pond on a still day, Japanese lacquerware perfectly...

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Montague St Warehouse Now Open

UPDATED April 2019 Our Montague Street Warehouse is now open to the public! After 40 years of retail in Cremorne,...

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