Tsubame Hutlery Gold Persimmon Leaf Amuse Bouche Spoon
This gold amuse bouche spoon rests in the shape of a delicate persimmon leaf. It has a depth of 1.5cm(0.5in)—perfect for carrying food without worries of spillage. The tapered base of the leaf is easy to hold and serves as a handle for the spoon.
The veins of a persimmon leaf are recreated faithfully, a testament to the high-quality artisanship in Tsubame City, Niigata Prefecture, and designs by Kaichiro Yamada, KAICHI DESIGN.
Amuse bouche spoons are optimal for serving bite-sized appetizers, dainty desserts, or palate cleansers. They can be placed on charcuterie boards or plates alongside other dishes to add a touch of elegance. Moreover, the grooves of the spoon make for an enjoyable texture.
Tsubame Hutlery's Gold Persimmon Leaf Amuse Bouche Spoon brightens any plate or table—bringing the value of art and presentation into the world of dining. It is a perfect item for everyday use, for entertaining guests, and as a gift for loved ones.
- Quantity: 1 piece
- Dimension: 9cm(3.5in) x 5.3cm(2in) x H1.5cm(0.5in)
- Material: Stainless steel - Tsubame Sanjo Metalwork
- Origin: Made in Japan
- Brand: Tsubame Shinko
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The Hutlery series of stainless steel cutlery rests are made by Tsubame Shinko, a company located in Tsubame-Sanjo, Niigata Prefecture, an area located in the center of Niigata Prefecture that is known for its production of cutlery, metalwork and western tableware.
This area boasts more than 90 percent of the domestic production of metal tableware. Hutlery is a series of gold and silver cutlery rests that express the soft curves, undulations, and thinness of leaves, combining functionality and formative arts.
The molds from the delicate designs are made by skilled mold craftsmen who are indispensable to the traditional crafts of Tsubame-Sanjo.
It was designed by Kaichiro Yamada, a Japanese designer who runs KAICHIDESIGN. Aiming to design interior products that transform "discomfort" into "empathy," he has been involved in a wide range of projects including kitchenware, miscellaneous goods, furniture, and space design.
He has received numerous international design awards, including Japan's Good Design Award, the Red Dot Design Award in 2010, and the Asia Design Award in 2012.
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.View more Metal items