Another aspect of Japanese beauty can be found in the tradition of Omotenashi, first established by the great tea master Sen no Rikyu in the 1600s. Sen no Rikyu
believed that to show the importance of the guests to the host, all aspects of the tea ceremony must be beautifully presented. Taken together, these elements create the unique appeal of the
This Japanese aesthetic dwells in the hearts of Japanese artists and craftsmen and are reflected in the passion of their work. At WAEN, we hope to share the unique
work of our artists and craftsmen with people all over the world.