PAST EVENT: JAPANESE JEWELLERY POP-UP

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【24th April – 1st May 2021】 Our popular jewellery pop-up is here to stay for a little longer, to celebrate London slowly reopening up to the world! Visit us in-store and support independent artists by browsing our curated selection of unique, handcrafted jewellery. Don’t miss your very last chance to own artisanal pieces by seven of Japan’s most exciting designers; all exclusive to Sway Gallery London in the UK. ARAWA The concept for ARAWA’s jewellery is inspired by the kanji 顕, from the creator’s name.  It has many meanings – noble, outstanding or distinguished, bright decoration.  Often likened to talismans, worn to protect and charm, their pieces feature cherry blossom … Read More

Refund Policy

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Our concept store purchase return policy lasts 14 days. If you have not returned the products within 14 days from the purchased date, unfortunately we cannot offer you a refund or exchange. To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition. It must also be in the original packaging and accompanied by a valid proof of purchase (ideally shop receipt). Thank you for your understanding.

CURRENT EVENT: Essence of Kyoto – Sake × Umami 京の酒 × 京もの伝道師

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【3rd – 11th February 2023】 Pre-open: 3rd February 17:00-19:00 Tasting Event: 4th February 12:00-18:00 *No booking, welcome to walk-ins. Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan Kyoto is blessed with high-quality groundwater from the mountains surrounded in the area that flourish the food and drink culture and lead to traditional Japanese cuisine. The techniques and the taste of Kyoto cuisine such as Kyo-Kaiseki developed over the course of its history still attract many people. We invite you to enjoy our UMAMI selections; sake brewed with Kyoto’s unique yeast, various condiments, confectionary and many more, all made in Kyoto with a modern twist. 古都・京都 その歴史の中で培われた技術と、磨き続けられた味わいは今なお多くの人を魅了します。 京都には良質な水があり、四方に囲まれる山からくる地下水が京都の台所を支え、日本を牽引する食文化を発展させました。 都文化が継承され、今なお多くの人々から愛され、支えられる京料理。 今回、そんな“京都の食”において、独自の京都の酵母で仕込まれた世界初の発表の酒と、これまで発展してきた“食”を是非お愉しみください。 単品だけでなく、そのマリアージュも愉しみ、自分だけのマッチングや、その土地ならではの味わいを体感してください。 OPENING HOURS:Mon-Fri: 11am-7pmSaturday: … Read More

CURRENT EXHIBITION: Tale of Tokushima – JAPAN –

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【27th January – 10th February 2023】 Tokushima is a long-standing water city.Tokushima, a city of water for centuries, is home to the “Ai” culture, which has been integrated into people’s lives along with its history and continues to fascinate people with its beautiful harmony.The indigo produced in Tokushima is called “Awa Ai,” which has been spun from ancient times and attracts attention as a world-class “Japan Blue,” a color that symbolizes Japan.Tokushima, the “origin of indigo,” prospered thanks to “Awa Ai,” and its unique culture, including “Awa Odori” and “Ningyo Joruri” (puppet theater), was born, and still lives with indigo.In recent years, in addition to the indigo-dyeing techniques of Tokushima … Read More

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