Miyabitake Japanese Bamboo Tea Coaster
This is a bamboo coaster by Miyabitake. Light and durable, it is perfect for daily use as well as for entertaining guests.
This product may have small cracks and fine splits, which are unavoidable due to the nature of bamboo material, and are used as is in the sense of using resources without waste. We hope you enjoy them as part of the charm of natural materials and handmade products.
When cleaning, wipe with a soft cloth or wash with lukewarm water, and dry in the shade in a well-ventilated place.
Miyabitake is a brand of bamboo products handmade in Beppu City, Oita Prefecture, where is the largest producer of Japanese timber bamboo.
Beppu bamboo crafts originated in the Muromachi period (1336-1573) when baskets for peddlers were made and sold. During the Edo period (1603-1868), as the name of Beppu Hot Springs spread, kitchen utensils were made for use by the guests of the hot springs during their stay. As these items were brought back home as souvenirs, many bamboo crafts were produced and became a local industry in the Beppu area.
- Quantity: 1
- Dimension: 12.5cm(4.9in)x H2.5cm(1in)
- Dent Diameter: D7.2cm(2.8in)
- Material: Bamboo
- Origin: Made in Japan
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