Origami Crane Kutani Chopstick Rest Set
The chopstick rest set is shaped Origami cranes, decorated with a gold leaf. A crane is a symbol of longevity and good fortune in Japan from ancient times.
In Japan, chopstick rests are an indispensable piece for table setting. Although it is a small tableware, you can express your personality by choosing a motif that suits the season or a festive event.
It is also enjoyable for your friends and family to choose which color they like to use for the dining.
Highly recommended to pair this with chopsticks from our collection for a more unified and traditional table setting.
- Quantity: 5 pcs
- Dimension: 7.1cm(2.8in) x 3.7cm(1.5in) x 0.8cm(0.3in)
- Material: Pottery - Kutani ware
- Origin: Made in Japan
About kutani ware
Kutani ware is a type of pottery produced in the Kaga region of Ishikawa Prefecture and it has a history of over 350 years.
It is characterized by the heavy brilliance of the five colors of green, yellow, red, purple, and navy blue that are applied to the bold and daring lines.
Its long history has evolved through the tireless efforts and enthusiasm of people who have sought innovation while maintaining tradition.
In the early 1700s, the Kutani kilns were closed, but about 80 years later they were opened and Kutani ware was revived.
The beauty of the various styles and methods of painting is known as "Japan Kutani" and is highly regarded around the world.