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What is Akahada ware?
From the history of Manyo to how it is used today and how to care for it. The famous phrase "Aotan Yoshi" in the Manyoshu is a makurakotoba for Nara. In fact, it means that there is good soil here that is suitable for pottery.
Characteristics and uses of Akahada ware
It is said that the soil layer in the Gojouyama area of Nara City is originally thin, and the color of the soil changes depending on the place where it is collected. As a result, Akahada-yaki is not defined by a specific color, glaze, or firing method, but rather by its ability to produce a wide variety of pottery.
How to care for Akahada ware
How to wash?
Basically, you can use a household sponge with a small amount of detergent and wash it. If the surface of the bowl is rough, you can use a scrubbing brush to not only remove dirt easily, but also to make the surface smoother and less likely to get dirty again. However, if you scrub too hard, it may weaken the strength and cause cracks or breaks, so use only moderate scrubbing.
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