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Kazari's COVID-19 Trading Hours and Policies

Dear Valued Kazari Customers, We hope you are staying safe  Kazari + Ziguzagu at 450, Malvern Rd is currently open normal hours   Mon – Sat   10 – 5pm. (See below for * Montague St. details)  Both stores are closed on Sundays.   The spaces can easily accommodate social distancing, though we request a phone call when you arrive or please ring the bell or knock on the door.   We can offer...

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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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Kimono: Its Place in the Modern World

1,2[The February 2017 issue of the Japanese community paper Dengon Net features a fun time dressing up in Yukata -...

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Transforming the Broken to the Beautiful: The Art of Kintsugi

  The world breaks everyone, then some become strong at the broken places. - Ernest Hemingway The famous American writers...

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Wabi Sabi For Contemporary Spaces

Scarlet Opus, a highly regarded global design trend forecaster, have given a macro trend forecast around the concept of imperfect...

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Our Warehouse Closing Down Sale

Kazari Warehouse Closing Down Sale: We recently sold our warehouse in Hill St, Cremorne. It has been our storeroom, restoration workshop...

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Lettie Woodman on creativity and up-cycling with 'Oletta'

  Oletta in essence: I am a Fashion Design student who is passionate about exploring deep self-expression with textiles and...

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Japanese Antiques in Contemporary Spaces // The Design Co-Op, Melbourne Design Week

The Design Co-Op, at Melbourne Design Week 2018, was an opportunity to showcase how well Japanese antiques can work in...

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Featured - Donna Hay Magazine

Antique Japanese accounting ledgers supplied by Kazari + Ziguzagu have been featured in Donna Hay Magazine. These books date back...

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AAADA Melbourne Antique Fair 2018

After a year on hiatus the Melbourne Antique Fair is back on the calendar, presented by the Australian Art &...

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