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Mr. Yoshio Okiyama

Mr.Yoshio Okiyama was born in Hakone, Japan in 1924. At age 12, he started making Himitsu-Bako while apprenticing with his father Mr. Yoshitaro Okiyama. Winning many awards through the years for his hand crafted boxes; Mr. Okiyama developed the mechanism for 27 step,54 step,and 66 step move Himitsu-Bako. Mr. Okiyama has never had an apprentice, he is recognized as a third generation Himitsu-Bako Matser Craftsman. In 1994 the Association of Traditional Crafts Development of Industry in Japan commended Mr. Okiyama.

Okiyama Himitsu-Bako All of Okiyama boxes have the Okiyama's signature stamp inside of the boxes.

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