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Pictet – Multi-Generational Wealth: Yamagata Dantsu

Yamagata Dantsu is one of the world's oldest and finest makers of custom handmade carpets. Since its birth in 1935, its workshop in Yamanobe, in Yamagata Prefecture, has created carpets for some of Japan's architectural jewels, including the Imperial Palace and Tokyo's Kabukiza Theatre. In recent years, the company, owned by the Watanabe family, has extended its international reputation through collaborations with some of the world's top designers, including the architect Kengo Kuma and the industrial designer Ken Okuyama. As you'll see in this video, according to a long-standing tradition, the workshop is almost entirely staffed by women, ranging in age from 18 to 75, as it is believed that the company's success is in no small part due to the expert handiwork and care of generations of craftswomen.
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