Stone Chawan (tea cup) Okumino
350,000 yen (tax inc.)
Born in 1938. He used to run a construction stone company, and is the only one in Japan who continues to produce and make stone bowls in this world in Hashima, Gifu Prefecture, and is continuing to pass on the technology with his apprentice. The stone chalice has been delivered to the Pope, Ise Shrine, and many temples that everyone knows. He has been selected as a “Contemporary Master Craftsman” by the Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare, and was awarded the Medal with Yellow Ribbon in 2019.
The surface is finished by cutting igneous rock (andesite) from the Hakusan volcanic belt of Okumino and beating it tens of thousands of times with a technique called chisel-tip drilling. The stone contains natural magnetite, which is porous and responds to negative magnetic wave effects. The stone contains natural magnetite, which is porous and responds to the negative magnetic wave effect. It has the power to supplement the purifying effect of water, and creates a dignified smoke.
※The color of this product is close to the color of the naked eye, but the color and expression may vary depending on lighting and other factors.
Diameter 108 × height 86 × height base diameter 55mm
Place of origin: Okumino, Gifu Prefecture
・Precautions for handling
– Do not use in ovens, microwave ovens, or induction cooktops.
– After use, we recommend hand washing with a soft sponge instead of using a dishwasher or dryer.
– Because of the oil urethane coating, it can be cleaned with detergent.
– After washing, do not leave it wet, but dry it thoroughly.