Gingado Ayu Fish and Crab Tin Mini Ornament Set

JPY ¥4,200

Only 7 pieces in stock!

Enjoy decorating your table and plates with these delightful little tin ornaments from Gingado. 

This ornament set includes a crab, an Ayu fish, and 2 natural stones. Ayu fish, also known as sweetfish, is a freshwater fish enjoyed during the summer season. Created out of tin, both the crab and Ayu fish exhibit captivating designs that beautifully depict their distinct form. The 2 stones add a natural feel to the metallic silver hue of the crab and fish. 

This ornament set is the ideal decoration for the Charcoal Gray Bowl-Shaped and Elliptical Takaoka Copperware Ikebana Flower Vase. It can also be used for plates with summer-style culinary creations, or as a seasonal touch to a table setting.

Featuring a well-balanced design, both the crab and Ayu fish are able to remain upright on flat and sandy surfaces. The stones come in attractive earthy tones, and are the perfect size matching the crab and Ayu fish. Enjoy creating your own miniature world with these items by placing them in a terrarium. Adorn any space with the help of these delightful accessories!

Takaoka copperware is a type of metalwork that uses copper as the main material. The process of creating Takaoka copperware involves a variety of techniques, including hammering, casting, and engraving. The craftsmen of Takaoka are highly skilled and use their expertise to create beautiful and functional objects, ranging from tea ceremony utensils to decorative vases.


-After use, gently rinse with water, and wipe well with a soft cloth
-Use diluted dishwashing detergent and rinse with water to remove stains
-The color of the stones may differ from the colors shown in the photo 


  • Quantity: 1 crab, 1 Ayu fish, 2 stones 
  • Dimension[Crab] cm ( in) x 14 cm (5.5 in) x H 4.5 cm (1.8 in) /  
    [Ayu fish] D 3 cm (1.2 in) x H 1.8 cm (0.1 n) 
  • Material: Tin
  • Origin: Made in Japan - Takaoka Copperware
  • Brand: Gingado 



Experience the timeless beauty of traditional Takaoka copperware with Gingado.For over 400 years, Takaoka City in Toyama Prefecture has been at the forefront of Japan's metal industry and has become the heartland of the traditional craft "Takaoka copperware." Gingado is one the most well-known and respected manufacturers of Takaoka copperware.

As Takaoka City has an extensive history of producing statues, altars and altar utensils for Buddhist rituals, Gingado is renowned for its intricate craftsmanship in creating traditional Buddhist statues and warrior helmets along with vases and other ornamental pieces.

Enjoy items that embody beautiful Japanese craftsmanship that can complement a contemporary lifestyle. Bring traditional craftwork to your home with beautiful items that blend Japanese culture with modernity from Gingado.

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Takaoka Copperware"A Masterpiece of Artisanal Metalwork"

Takaoka City in Toyama Prefecture is one of the leading metal industry towns in Japan with a 400-year history. It is known for its metal crafts using copper as the main material, which now account for about 90% of the total production in Japan. There are various techniques used to produce Takaoka copperware, including hammering, casting, and engraving. Craftsmen in Takaoka are highly skilled and use their skills to create beautiful and functional objects ranging from tea ceremony utensils to decorative vases.

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In Japan, gold, silver, copper, tin, and iron are called "Gokin (five metals)" and have been used as materials for metalworking since ancient times. Each metal has a different luster, workability, strength, thermal conductivity, heat retention, moisture resistance, corrosion resistance, etc., and techniques to utilize these characteristics have developed in various regions.From daily necessities such as pots, kettles, and accessories to works of art that represent the times such as tea ceremony utensils, Japanese swords, and Buddhist bells, a wide variety of metalwork has been produced in each era.

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Added the perfect touch to the ikebana container. So thrilled!



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