Tsutsumi Production, Inc.: over 100 years of record in hoe smithing.

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Princess Hoe, hime-kuwa,
the result of 100 years of development originated from the
sword smithcraft tradition of Aizu.

The history of Tsutsumi Production

Based on the technique developed by successive masters from Kanesada the Tenth to
Kanemitsu the Third, the foundry started its smithing operation on the premises where
Miyoshi Nagamichi had originally worked as a sword maker.

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Craftsmen and their skills

The spirit of an iron smith lies in his single-minded focus in steel forging,
unafraid of shattering fire sparks and oblivious to his burning skin.

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The origin of Princess Hoe (hime-kuwa)

Swordsmith Kanesada’s hoe, the idea practiced even today.
An agri-treasure, princess Hoe (hime-kuwa),the legendary hoe,
now our brand-name.

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History

Beginning in the late Edo period,
numbers of craftsmen were making a living as swordsmiths in Aizu.

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Farming performance is closely correlated with types of tools adopted for the characteristics of the local land.

Our Hime-kuwa hoes were born to meet users’ needs and have been cherished nationwide.

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SHOPS

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Tsutsumi Production

Babamachi, Aizuwakamatsu-shi,
Fukushima, 965-0035, Japan
TEL:(0242)22-0308
FAX:(0242)24-2711

OPEN / 8:00 - 17:00
CLOSED / saturday,sunday,holiday