SHINKO STUDIO | Design, Crafts, Contemporary-Japanese Jewelry Tokyo

SHINKO STUDIO | Design, Crafts, Contemporary-Japanese Jewelry Tokyo


Pt900 Diamonds Ring SHINKO STUDIO

Niigata Artisans

To Niigata prefecture

The other day, I went to a workshop in Niigata, where craftsman Takeshi Uchida has made jewelry for Shinko Studio.
Niigata is a city on the Sea of Japan side.
Currently, it can be reached in 2 hours by bullet train from Tokyo. However, there was ever a very far-off place from the urban area. Also, there is a lot of snow in winter and winter life is hard. (more…)

Currently, the Loewe craft prizes is held in Tokyo. Many Japanese artists got a prize. So I would like to write about Japanese crafts.


From the 26 June to 22 July, The exhibition of the LOEWE FOUNDATION Craft Prize 2019 are held in Tokyo. All the finalists’ works are showcased at a free exhibition at Isamu Noguchi’s indoor stone garden ‘Heaven’ inside the Sogetsu Kaikan building in Tokyo.  (more…)

Pt900. Yu[結] Japanese engraving ring

Pt900. Yu[結] Japanese engraving ring Shinko Studio

This blog tells our life here in Tokyo along with our jewelry we create. From Akiko Yonei, representative director of Shinko Studio.

Tokyo, full bloom of cherry now

For Japanese people this sakura(cherry blossoms) season brings this special feeling.
The sakura period is short, which is only for a week or so from the time the blossoms fully blooms till they fall.

And since school and office year starts in April here in Japan so many people start their new life along with this season.

Japanese people reflect their thoughts about their events such as a school entrance ceremony and the start of one’s office work, etc. along with their milestones of their life. (more…)