Urushi
/lacquering tool
Refined urushi
Lacquering kit
Kanshitsu-ko
/Urushi-nendo
Pigment
Jitsuke material
Filter paper
Polishing article
Solvent/Oil
Spatula/Knife
Maki-e tool
Hake brush
Metallic leaf/powder
Other/Book
Wood body

Kato Kohe Shoten

478 Matsubara Nakano-cho, Matsubara-dori Tominokoji Nishi-iru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8063

Phone: 075-351-1932・7983
Fax: 075-351-7966
Refinement of urushi, sale of urushi and lacquering tool
Closed: Sun., public holiday, 2nd and 4th Sat.
Open 9AM-6PM on weekdays
and
9AM-4PM on 1st, 3rd, 5th Sat.




Urushi, lacquering material and tool

Seisei-urushi (refined lacquer) Japanese and Chinese

We refine and formulate urushi in our factory based on client need.
50g, 100g, 200g tube is available.

Disclaimer

In some cases where urushi in its liquid form comes into direct contact with your skin it is possible to develop a rash. Symptoms include redness, swelling, and itching. Please note that we shall not be responsible for any troubles related to rashes.

Ki-urushi
(Filtered raw lacquer)
Uwazuri, Ki-jomi, Isehaya
High quality Japanese raw lacquer. Used for suri-urushi, gluing the gold/silver powder, and finishing such as wiping the roiro-shiage.
Tsugi-ise Used for polishing up of finishing of suri-urushi. Substitute to Isehaya.
Hakuoshi-urushi Used to paste gold leaf on the surface of lacquerware.
Jo-ki-urushi Viscosity is low and thin. Drys firmly. Raw lacquer for fuki-urushi. Also used for undercoating.
Shitaji-urushi Urushi for undercoating mixed with tonoko or jinoko. Also called seshime.
Seshime
Kurome -urushi (Refined lacquer through kurome process)       Suki-urushi (Translucent lacquer) Togidashi-nashiji
-urushi
Urushi with excellent transparency for nashiji-nuri. Used for roiro finishing by polishing.
Aka-roiro Transparent urushi of amber color. Storng urushi to increase the transparence. Also used to make iro (colored) -urushi bymixing with pigments.
Kijiroiro Transparent urushi. Used for overcoating and polishing. Also used to make iro (colored) -urushi bymixing with pigments.
Keshi-shuai Transparent urushi of matte amber color. Also used to make iro (colored) -urushi bymixing with pigments.
Aka-nakanuri Used for undercoat before the overcoating of suki-urushi or iro-urushi.
Nuritate-nashiji Used for nashiji-nuri. Glossy urushi that can be finished without any additional overcoat.
Jo-shuai (Nuritate-shuai) Transparent urushi of glossy amber color. Also used to make iro (colored) -urushi bymixing with pigments.
Aka-haku-shita
-urushi
Transparent urushi of amber color.Applied under the metallic leaves such as gold leaf.
Jo-tame-urushi Transparent urushi of medium gloss deep amber color.
MR (roll mill) suki-sugurome Quickly solidifiable glossy urushi. Tighten after solidified. Highly weather resistant.
Kuro-urushi (Black lacquer) Hon-roiro(Kuro-roiro) Polish up by roiro process. Urushi that solidify tightly.
Kuro-naka-urushi Urushi to apply under the black overcoat.
Jo-hon-kuro(Nuritate-kuro) Glossy jet-black urushi that can be finished without any additional overcoat. 
Hakushita-urushi Black urushi applied under the metallic leafs such as gold leaf.
Shin-nuri Jet-black urushi with medium gloss.
MR (roll mill) kuro-sugurome Quickly solidifiable glossy urushi. Tighten after solidified. Highly weather resistant.
Iro-urushi (Colored lacquer) Neri-shu (cinnabar paste)
Hon-shu, Aka-kuchi, Ki-kuchi
Aka-kuchi: pure red
Hon-shu: Slightly deeper/darker red
Ki-kuchi: Yellowish red
White urushi Used to draw the lines of E-urushi (drawing by urushi) or maki-e (lacquer decoration sprinkled with metal powder). Also used when sprinkling gold/silver powder.
Bengara (brownish-red) Neri-urushi Used to draw the lines of E-urushi (drawing by urushi) or maki-e (lacquer decoration sprinkled with metal powder). Also used when sprinkling gold/silver powder.
Other (yellow, green)  Other colors are also available.

Ki-urushi (Filtered raw lacquer)

Product Price (JPY, including tax)    Detail
50g tube 100g tube
Uwazuri Japanese 4,860 9,180
Ki-jomi Japanese 5,400 9,720
Isehaya Japanese 4,860 9,180
Tsugi-ise Chinese 1,620 2,700
Hakuoshi-urushi Chinese 2,700 5,184
Jo-ki-urushi Japanese 5,400 9,720
Chinese 972 1,728
Shitaji-urushi Chinese 1,080 1,944
Seshime Chinese 1,080 1,944
1kg, 2kg, 4kg pail are also available.
Prices shown are all inclusive of consumption tax (8%).

Kurome-urushi - Suki-urushi (Translucent lacquer)

Product Price (JPY, including tax)    Detail
50g tube 100g tube
Togidashi-nashiji Japanese 8,640 16,200
Chinese 2,052 3,564
Aka-roiro Japanese 7,776 14,580
30% Japanese 3,996 7,344
Chinese 1,836 3,240
Kijiroiro Chinese 1,944 3,348
Keshi-shuai Chinese 1,620 2,808
Aka-naka-nuri Chinese 1,512 2,700
Nuritate-nashiji Japanese 7,020 12,960
Chinese 1,944 3,348
Jo-shuai(Nuritate-shuai) Japanese 6,480 11,880
Chinese 1,620 2,808
Aka-hakushita (gloss) Chinese 1,836 3,240
Aka-hakushita (matte) Chinese 1,836 3,240
Jo-tame-urushi Chinese 1,620 2,808
MR (roll mill)-suki-sugurome Chinese 2,052 3,456
1kg, 2kg, 4kg pail are also available.

Kurome-urushi - Kuro-urushi (Black lacquer)

Product Price (JPY, including tax)    Detail
50g tube 100g tube
Hon-roiro Japanese 7,776 14,580
30% Japanese 3,996 7,344
Chinese 1,836 3,240
Kuro-naka-nuri Chinese 1,512 2,700
Hon-kuro Chinese 6,480 11,880
Jo-hon-kuro Chinese 1,620 2,808
Kuro-hakushita (gloss) Chinese 1,836 3,240
Kuro-hakushita (matte) Chinese 1,836 3,240
Shin-nuri Chinese 1,836 3,240
Tsuya-roiro Chinese 1,836 3,240
Aka-hakushita (gloss) Chinese 1,836 3,240
MR-kuro-sugurome Chinese 2,052 3,456
1kg, 2kg, 4kg pail are also available.

Iro-urushi (Colored lacquer)

Product Price (JPY, including tax)  Detail
50g tube
Neri-shu (cinnabar paste)<Hon-shu (dark red), >
(Mixed with Aka-ro-iro 1:2)
1,944 Size will vary due to specific gravity and compounding ratio
Neri-shu (cinnabar paste)<Aka-kuchi (pure red)>
(Mixed with Aka-ro-iro 1:2)
1,944 Size will vary due to specific gravity and compounding ratio
Neri-shu (cinnabar paste)<Ki-kuchi (yellowish-red)>
(Mixed with Aka-ro-iro 1:2)
1,944 Size will vary due to specific gravity and compounding ratio
White (1:1) 1,728 Size will vary due to specific gravity and compounding ratio
Bengara (1:1) 1,728 Size will vary due to specific gravity and compounding ratio
Yellow 2,160 Size will vary due to specific gravity and compounding ratio
Green 2,160 Size will vary due to specific gravity and compounding ratio
150g, 300g tube are also available.
Other colors are also available.
Please contact us for mail order and further detail.