HistoryBusy Tsuboya alley

As commodities were in great shortage because of heavy ground battles in Pacific War, Tsuboya was quickly liberated from domination of US military. Reconstruction of Okinawa started from Tsuboya.
HistoryThe movement of Tsuboya Craftsmen

Potters of Jo-yachi and Ara-yachi each established Tsuboya Pottery Factory & Co. Ltd., and Okinawa Potter Inc., and soon started to produce pottery on a large scale.

HistoryRevival of Folk craft Movement

As pottery of mainland Japan were imported again, potters started folk crafts movement. Exhibitions such as crafts division of "Okiten" (an inland-wide art exhibition) are held.