Tsubame MODERN WABI SABI Mirror Finish Fruit Fork 

JPY ¥2,700

Only 29 pieces in stock!

This is a fruit fork from the "MODERN WABI SABI" series, characterized by a fusion of traditional and stylish ambiance. It is crafted in Tsubame-Sanjo, a region that accounts for 90% of domestic metal utensil production in Japan.

This elegant and high-quality cutlery is designed by Yuka Nishida, a ceramic artist from Arita ware. The handle features a tasteful cracked pattern that reminds one of Japan's beautiful traditional earthen walls.

Made from 5mm(0.2in) stainless steel square material, this fruit fork is sharper than the average fork, yet has a solid and luxurious feel.

It is also dishwasher safe.

This item is perfect not only for daily use but also for entertaining guests or as a thoughtful gift for someone special.

This series created by Arita ware ceramic artist Yukari Nishida during her stay in Italy, inspired by the 20th-century Italian painter and sculptor Alberto Burri. By combining the Japanese notion of "beauty in imperfection" as introduced by Wabi Sabi with a contemporary twist, this concept presents a distinctive technique known as "Modern Wabi Sabi." The texture and simple form of the pieces showcase a stylish aesthetic while preserving the natural feel of the materials, without being overly earthy.


  • Quantity: 1 piece
  • Dimension: 12.9cm(5.1in) x 0.5cm(0.2in)
  • Material: Stainless steel 
  • Origin: Made in Japan - Tsubame Sanjo Metalwork
  • BrandTsubame Shinko

Tsubame Shinko Kogyo

Tsubame Shinko Kogyo Co., based in Tsubame-Sanjo, Niigata Prefecture, is an esteemed manufacturer specializing in metal cutlery and tableware. This region is reputed for its high-quality production, accounting for over 90 percent of Japan's domestic output in this industry.

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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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