Author Archives: Blue and White

THE 12 JOYS OF 2018

The thirteenth joy is Blue & White. TO ORDER Calendar   ¥2,400 Number of calendars: Name: Address: Card company: Card number: Expiration date: Security code: Shipping charges To                         … Continue reading

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CONSIDER THE LOWLY THREAD

From its humble origins as a cotton boll, its fibers are plucked and stretched and twisted into multi-ply threads that are stripped down to single ply then twisted into strands to make a sturdier thread for weaving and stitching, the … Continue reading

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I MET A MAN

After a morning compiling Mottainai images of Boro and old Meiji era patched washi ledgers at home, my head was filled with patches and mends I couldn’t have enough of all the things I had collected over many years. Once … Continue reading

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YUKATA CHIC

  AZABU JUBAN MATSURI  AUGUST 26,27, 2017 Yukata are HOT this year! Yukata means summer!  And Tokyo summers are HOT! The long stencil patterned cotton robes for summer have made a come back this summer and everyone was wearing them at … Continue reading

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A Basket Case!

Blue & White will be having a special Basket Case SALE from Monday June 26 until July 3!

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BLUES KEEP COMING TO ME

BLUES KEEP COMING TO ME HEART FILLED BLUES, HAND MADE BLUES OUT OF THE BLUE BLUES   The New Blue & White seems to be a magnet for new blues. And that is what we feature in Blue & White … Continue reading

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JUMP FOR JOY !

JUMP FOR JOY !   Rocket scientists and bamboo dealers, potters and poets have come to see the new Blue & White and have declared it a great success. WHEW ! We have been working hard on getting the move … Continue reading

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STILL SPINNING

                          In January of 2017, Blue &White moved from its original site                                 … Continue reading

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SOMETHING OLD SOMETHING NEW – SOMETHING WHITE SOMETHING BLUE

BLUE & WHITE has suddenly and mysteriously vanished. Poof! In one quick day, 41 years of colorful history disappeared. Totally demolished and leveled and fenced in. What a Shock! We hope some of you have worried where we have gone, … Continue reading

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COASTERS FOR CHRISTMAS

Have you ever thought about how important the lowly coaster can be? Not only is it the go-between between table and glass or cup, but the humble coaster is also micro universe, nano cosmos unto itself.   And coasters of … Continue reading

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