Japanese Artisan Goods
Shokuninstore specialises in high quality, artistic and functional products made in Japan. Our unique products are rarely seen outside Japan. We select products from manufacturers that celebrate the craftsmanship of generations of artisans and focus on quality & design above everything else.
Professional, award winning, Japanese Gardening Tools
Our award winning Japanese gardening tools are long lasting and durable – designed for both the professional gardener and home enthusiast – and make beautiful gifts that last a lifetime.
As featured in House & Garden and Belle Magazine
"They are beautiful and comfortable. I used to have to sharpen my other secateurs every 3 months but I haven’t maintained these for 5 years. They are still sharp. There is no comparison."
Product: Hidehisa Secateurs (T-22, T-16)- Lindsay Warlters, Greenfriends Gardens
"I have been using them for 4 years and they are still sharp! You’ve got to get one of these if you are serious about floristry or gardening.:
Product: Hidehisa Secateurs (T-13)- Jessica Eckford-Aguilera Newcastle Food & Flower Markets
"I've been using a pair of Hidehisa pruning secateurs for home gardening for around five years now and I love them! They're beautifully designed and still sharp. I prune everything from my mango tree to rose bushes. I highly recommend them to any keen gardener."
Product: Hidehisa Secateurs (T-22)- Merinda Campbell, Queensland Art Gallery & Gallery of Modern Art
"I love my secateurs. After using these, I can’t go back to what I was using before. I will now recommend those when I get asked."
Product: Hidehisa Secateurs (T-22)- Saskia Havekes, Glandiflora Sydney
"Thank you so much. I love my tools!"
Product: Hidehisa Walnut Inlay Secateurs (T-101), Hidehisa Koryu Style Floral Scissors (T-11), Kenshin Branch Roppers (A-12)- Tanya Buchanan, Belle Magazine
Product Advice & News
- Not sure which to choose?
- Which one would you like for Christmas?
- Perfect Timing for Christmas Shopping
- Beautiful, Sharp, Sturdy and Big – Secateurs Chosen by Japanese Garden Professionals
Premium quality Japanese Tools
Shokunin Store is an Australian based online retailer specialising in high quality, unique and artistic Japanese products including professional grade gardening tools. It is difficult to return to other common tool brands after trying our products.
Professional Grade Japanese Gardening Tools
Our professional grade Japanese designed gardening tools last a lifetime and remain sharp for a long time without maintenance. In addition to our axes, watering tools, garden shears & knives, we stock a wide range of award winning high quality forged steel secateurs, constructed and hand finished by Japanese artisans Toyama Hamono, designers of premium quality Japanese tools for over 160 years. Top quality steel coupled with a special forging process allows the blades of Toyama Hamono tools to be stronger and stay sharper for longer. They are so beautifully designed that they appear as a display pieces in museums. Unique, handmade secateurs such as our Walnut Handle Inlay Secateurs make beautiful gits and can be engraved with the name of your choice.
Floral Scissors for Ikebana Flower Arrangement
For flower arrangement (Ikebana) we stock premium quality Japanese florist scissors. Unseen outside Japan, these unique & beautiful florist scissors have been developed through centuries of flower arrangement & are manufactured to the highest quality from world renowned forged steel. We stock two types of Ikebana floral scissors, the traditional “Koryu” and unique “Wasabite” style.
Unique Japanese Homewares
Many of our beautiful homeware items are handcrafted, with a limited number of items available each day. Our most unique artisan items include our Vintage Woven Silk Celebratory Obi (Kimono) Fabric Cushions and our Washi “Chrysanthamum” Paper Art Lamp (made to order).