Tsubame Hutlery Silver Ginkgo Leaf Chopstick Rest
This is a stainless steel chopstick rest in the shape of a ginkgo leaf in silver. It is made in Tsubame Sanjo, which accounts for 90 percent of domestic production of metal tableware.
It expresses the soft thinness, undulation, and curves of a ginkgo leaf, and is designed by Kaichiro Yamada, KAICHI DESIGN, which has won awards in Japan and abroad.
The surface is processed to have a slightly rough feel, making it less shiny and more matte and calm.
It is a perfect item for everyday use, for entertaining guests, and as a gift for loved ones.
- Quantity: 1 piece
- Dimension: 6.4cm(2.5in) x 4.2cm(1.7in)
- Material: Stainless steel
- Origin: Made in Japan - Tsubame Sanjo Metalwork
- Brand: Tsubame Shinko
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The Hutlery series of stainless steel small items 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 small items that express the soft curves, undulations, and thinness of leaves, combining functionality and formative arts.
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.View Tsubame Shiko Kogyo Collection
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