Born in Niwazuki, Shitadamura, Niigata Prefecture, as the third son of the Ohashi family
Adopted as the second son of the Tamagawa family, Tsubame City
Graduated from Akita Municipal Polytechnic School
Joined Gyokusendo and engaged in the family business
Graduated from Sanjo Vocational High School
Left for Tokyo. Studied as a live-in apprentice under
SEKIYA Shiro, a living national treasure
(tankin (hammering) technique)
Returned home; re-joined Gyokusendo; worked as a managing director
and senior managing director with his father and brother
Submitted to Prefecture Exhibitions and Contemporary Crafts
Niigata Association Exhibitions for several years
Selected for 9th Japanese Traditional Art Crafts New
Works Exhibition (first time)
Selected for 16th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
Selected and included in "30 Years of Modern Japanese Traditional Crafts"
Judge, 34th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
Chosen for North Europe Touring "Japan's Traditional Crafts:Spirit and Technique"
Selected and included in "40 Years of Modern Japanese Traditional Crafts"
Resigned Gyokusendo. Devoted to artwork activities
Held an exhibition "Breath of Hammering...," Keno Saty
Held an exhibition "Iro-Gane…," Isetan Department Store, Niigata
Held an exhibition "If You Hit and Hammer with a Smile...," Tsubame Gallery
Reproduced Shosoin treasure (tankin)
Held an exhibition "Tankin, Iro-Gane, Mokume-Gane,"
Tsubame Industrial Materials Museum
Held an exhibition "Atsu-gane, Irogane, Mokume-Gane,"
Isetan Department Store, Niigata
Works introduced on Tsubame City Internet Museum
of Tsubame Industrial Materials Museum
Holder of important intangible cultural property (tankin)
Made an honorary citizen of Tsubame City
Held an exhibition of works "A Return, Around the Time
of a Teakettle Shop…," Tsubame Industrial Materials Museum
Full member, Japan Kogei Association (Councillor)
Councillor, Prefecture Exhibition
Member, Tsubame Municipal Cultural Property Research Council