About Yamamoto, Akihisa

1975, Born and raised in Kyoto, Akihisa joined his family business, Yamamoto Alloy Seisakusho founded in 1866, after graduating from the college. He apprenticed under his grandfather, a Japanese Intangible Cultural Heritage holder, who restored the technique of the magic mirror.

Yamamoto is the only handcraft workshop produces traditional Japanese mirrors, Shinkyo (mirrors as religious objects at Shrines), and magic mirrors. They also are involved in restoration works at the Museums.