Custom Made Jade Carvings and Jade Carving Workshop

9 hr

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Just Jade Experience

Yoshikawa-shi Saitama Japan

Want to get out of Tokyo`s fast lane and try something Totally Different?

Experience being in a Jade Carving Studio for a Day. Be Creative and Design your own Special Jade Treasure.

Gordon Wells a jade carver and jade sculptor with over 40 years experience will put your Special Design into jade while you watch.

Then later you will do all the hand finishing work transforming your design into...
Just Jade Experience

Yoshikawa-shi Saitama Japan

Want to get out of Tokyo`s fast lane and try something Totally Different?

Experience being in a Jade Carving Studio for a Day. Be Creative and Design your own Special Jade Treasure.

Gordon Wells a jade carver and jade sculptor with over 40 years experience will put your Special Design into jade while you watch.

Then later you will do all the hand finishing work transforming your design into your own work of art which will last forever...

Workshop takes at least 6 to 9 hours to complete depending on complexity of design.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary

At the Just Jade Experience you get to be creative by first putting your ideas on paper having hands on involvement designing your own special design. Once your design has been arranged, Gordon will do the difficult carving process for you carefully carving your ideas into stone of your choice. This can take anything from 20 minutes to 1 - 2 hours depending on Complexity of your Design. When the Master Carver has finished your design, then you will be shown how to finish your roughed out design. This process will take 3 to 6 hours or longer depending on complexity of your design. The carving is firstly worked with a silicon carbide rub stone until all tooling marks are removed. Then you are guided through a polishing process of sandpaper's starting from 150, 240, 360, 600, 1200, and 2000 finishing paper. Eventually your creation is ready for the...
Itinerary

At the Just Jade Experience you get to be creative by first putting your ideas on paper having hands on involvement designing your own special design. Once your design has been arranged, Gordon will do the difficult carving process for you carefully carving your ideas into stone of your choice. This can take anything from 20 minutes to 1 - 2 hours depending on Complexity of your Design. When the Master Carver has finished your design, then you will be shown how to finish your roughed out design. This process will take 3 to 6 hours or longer depending on complexity of your design. The carving is firstly worked with a silicon carbide rub stone until all tooling marks are removed. Then you are guided through a polishing process of sandpaper's starting from 150, 240, 360, 600, 1200, and 2000 finishing paper. Eventually your creation is ready for the final polishing with Magic Powder polishing abrasive which will make your jade shine and glisten. Then Gordon will rope up and perform the special handing over ownership ceremony. Finally now you own a specially designed jade treasure that you have put a lot of your spirit, feelings and work into.


Stop At:

• Just Jade, 182 Yoshikawa, Yoshikawa 342-0055 Saitama Prefecture

Important Details

Included
  • Green Tea / Coffee & Japanese Style Snacks are available on request.
  • Other Food requirements can be purchased from Family Mart 50 meters from Studio.
  • Pick Up and Drop Off to JR Yoshikawa Station
Not Included
  • Food and drinks, unless specified - Family Mart Convenience Store is 50 meters from Jade Workshop
  • The Listed Price does not include Complex Designs - Extra Price is agreed before Carving Starts.
Departure Point
Yoshikawa Station, 1 Chome Kiuri, Yoshikawa, Saitama 342-0045, Japan
9:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The Fee paid is for a Greenstone Experience . Should the client wish to design their own complex designs then there are extra charges as per complexity of design.
  • Minimum age is 9 years - children / youths must have an adult present.
  • Please allow 6 hours or more to complete this workshop.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A maximum of 5 people per booking
  • If a family is travelling with young children we have a Japanese style play area available.
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.