Essence of Kyoto – online event

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Although we are currently closed during the time of the national lockdown measures, we are proud to introduce to you Essence of Kyoto, an online event celebrating arts and crafts from the former capital of Japan!  The collection is available online in our e-shop and will be also available in our physical store once it is safe for us to reopen. Bring Essence of Kyoto into your daily life. Kyoto. The eternal city. Brimming with artisanship, nurtured by a rich history.The traditions of Kyoto known today, which have flourished since the times when the city was blooming as capital, and skilful artisans created increasingly sophisticated items for the Imperial Household, … Read More

[NOVEMBER EDITION POSTPONED]: Autumn bijoux – Japanese finest –

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Jewellery pop-up 【September – November 2020】 Having braved the massive and ongoing challenges, we need a little something to treat ourselves this autumn. While the offer out there ranges from cutting edge spiritual cleanses to goofy household trinkets, here at the Sway Gallery we have brought together a resplendent collection of hand-crafted jewellery from Japan. Bijoux are a girl’s best friend after all! Please note that most of the pieces hand-picked on this occasion are available only at the Sway Gallery if you want to have them outside of Japan.   The independent jewellers’ pop-up will grace our gallery from September to November! Every month we will be introducing you to … Read More

PAST EVENT: JAPANESE CHRISTMAS MARKET 2020

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【3rd – 23rd December 2020】 Our festive market is back!  Join us in-store throughout December as we reopen with a curated collection of select Japanese goods for all your holiday shopping needs.  Whether it’s for yourself or a loved one, browse a variety of handcrafted ceramics, homeware and art by Japanese artists, alongside tea, sake, little stocking fillers and more.  For that extra special gift, we’re thrilled to present artisanal handmade jewellery by seven of Japan’s most exciting designers; all exclusive to Sway Gallery London. 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, … Read More

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