Incense began to be manufactured about 160 years ago, in 1850, on Awaji Island. The Awaji Island Koh-shi, “Incense Masters,” have maintained the quality of Awaji Island incense, which has been cherished throughout its long history and tradition. The Koh-shi have charge of the entire process of incense manufacturing, from the mixing stage to the creation stage, while overseeing the quality of all products. The “Japanese Fragrance Series” features 14 varieties of incense created with pride by the 14 Awaji Island Koh-shi, who are committed to maintaining the high quality of traditional Awaji Island incense. Experience the leisurely flow of time while enjoying the elegant fragrance of each variety of incense.