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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 Jo would like to share some of their stories from the early visits to Japan - written by Jo Maindonald Mt Fuji An exploratory trip to Japan in the late 70’s bore fruit when weleast expected. We’re often asked when and how Kazari started and I mostly reply ‘it was...

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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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    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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    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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    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...

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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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    Art Money now available at Kazari + Ziguzagu

    Kazari + Ziguzagu now partners with Art Money, the new, easier way to buy art.  Payments are spread over 10...

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    It's a wrap : The Design Co-op

      After some excellent planning and a few solid days of setting up, The Design Co-op kicked off in style...

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    Event: The Design Co-op

    A few of the featured suppliers selected by Anne-Claire Petre and Elizabeth Bull for The Design Co-op Photo Credit: Elizabeth...

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    Kazari at the Australian Open 2018

    Kazari + Ziguzagu were again proud to be part of this years Australian Open. Thank you to Chard International for...

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