By  on April 5, 2017

AMAMI, Japan — On the island of Amami Oshima in southern Japan, sandwiched between beautiful white-sand beaches and lush forests, lies over 12 acres of land owned by the Koshima family. Here, brothers Tokuharu and Takaki Koshima carry forward the work their grandfather started more than 50 years ago: producing a very specialized, handmade type of Japanese silk that is unlike any other textile in the world.

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