In 2023 spring, Ito Seiji (Jinshu) received The Order of the Sacred Treasure, Silver Rays from the government for his long year contribution to the Japan’s traditional art craft.
（About Medal of Honor）
The purpose of this award is for the government to recognize those who have made meritorious contributions to the nation and the public.
People who have done important work for society and for many people, people who have worked diligently for many years to do important if unobtrusive work, people who have done their best to help others - there is a system in place to shine a light on such people and their work.
The "Medal of Honor System" has been established to recognize the achievements and accomplishments of those who have served the nation and the public, and those who have done excellent work in various fields of society. The Medal of Honor is awarded to those who have made outstanding contributions to the nation and the public, and to those who have performed outstanding work in various fields of society.
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