Try your hand at decorating ceramics.

Ceramics Decorating

You can try your hand at decorating unglazed bowls, flower vases, coffee cups, and more.
Why not create your own unique design and create a reminder of your visit to Gero Onsen? We can send finished pieces anywhere within the country.

Time required
30 to 60 minutes
Fee
Yunomi cup
Small: 900 yen / Medium: 1,000 yen / Large: 1,100 yen
Door plate / Guinomi cup (x2) / Soba dipping sauce cup / Ashtray
Each 900 yen
Mug
Medium: 1,100 yen / Large: 1,300 yen
Plate
Small: 900 yen / Medium: 1,100 yen / Large: 1,300 yen
Cup / Rice bowl / Vase for single flower / Sake bottle
Each 1,300 yen

The above are just some examples of the many kinds of things you can make.

Postage
Charged separately
※ Depends on quantity
※ You will receive your pieces after about one to one and a half months
Try your hand at decorating ceramics Try your hand at decorating ceramics

Ceramics Decorating with MarkersKids love it!

Try your hand at decorating unglazed ceramics with permanent markers. You can take home your creations that day!

Fee
Starting at 900 yen
Time required
30 to 60 minutes
Ceramics Decorating with Markers
  • Potter's Wheel
  • Potter's Wheel

Potter's Wheel

Try your hand at ceramics with a potter's wheel.
Even first time potters will find it easy to turn out something nice.
Why not have a go at making your own original cup, bowl, or dish?
You will be gently guided through the whole process.

◯Reservation required
Gero Onsen Gassho-mura
Phone number: +81-576-25-2239 (Main line)
Call for reservations: 8:45 to 16:45

Sessions
(1) 9:30 - 11:00
(2) 11:00 - 12:30
(3) 13:30 - 15:00
(4) 15:00 - 16:30
* Times may vary.
Capacity
6 persons per session
Fee(includes instruction, materials, and firing)
Rice bowl / Small plate / Yunomi cup 2,800 yen per person
Postage
Charged separately
※ Depends on quantity
※ You will receive your pieces after about one to one and a half months

Japanese Papermaking

Japanese Papermaking
Japanese Papermaking

Japanese Papermaking

A chance to have a go at making traditional washi (Japanese paper). You can try your hand at "esuki", the process of creating pictures on postcards and shikishi boards using colored "kozo" (Japanese tissue paper). From start to finish, the whole experience takes about one hour. What could be a better memento and more marvelous souvenir than something you made for yourself?
Your work will need time to dry, and will be shipped to you about a week after the workshop.

Time required
30 to 60 minutes
Fee
Postcards (x3) 1,200 yen / Colored paper (1 sheet) 1,100 yen
Postage
Starting at 200 yen
※ Depends on quantity
※ You will receive your pieces after about one week

Commemorative Tiles

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  • Gero Onsen Gassho-mura

You can decorate a ceramic tile to commemorate your trip. We will put it on display here in Gassho-mura.
If you come back to visit within 10 years, you can take the tile home with you. crayon

Time required
30 to 60 minutes
Fee
1,100 yen per tile
Commemorative Tiles

Gero Onsen Gassho-mura Village Guide Plate

Gassho no Sato

Saijiki no Mori