Mashiko Pottery is widely known all over Japan as the traditional craftwork representing Tochigi. The beauty of Mashiko Pottery been familiar as daily use ware is called "beauty of usage" and you can feel a special sense of beauty of Japan.
In Edo era, dyers gathered along the Tagawa River and dye goods made there came to be called "Miyazome". Even now they dye piece goods carefully one by one using the traditional technique called "chusen".
The washi is traditional handmade paper with a 1,200-year-old history and made from nasu-mulberry of good quality, which are used for craftwork and such as diplomas. Hodomurashi is the representative of Karasuyama-washi, and it's characterized by its "dense surface, not been chlorinated, not containing impurities but only mulberry, elegant beauty", but the greatest future is that the crease is so tough that it is not been cut easily because of mulberry, which is well known.
Yuki-tsumugi is high-grade silk textile produced in the Kinu River basin, with the longest history that goes back to Nara era (8th century). All the work is done by hand from spinning to weaving. It was designated as Important Intangible Cultural Property in 1956, and registered on the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list in 2010.