Kagami-mochi that is edible traditional decoration for Japanese New Year is usually consists of two round Mochi and one small orange on top. tsugu proudly add a new product "Kagami-mochi" made of wood handcrafted by a Japanese joiner. Under this hot weather throughout the year here in Singapore, you don't need to worry about spoiling it. Of course these are not edible, but are reusable every year enjoying nurturing the warmth of the wood. Because of its natural wood feature and simple yet stylish design, it could naturally blend in to any style of your interior. Also each piece is bowl-shaped that nests easily for compact and easy storage. You'll absolutely obsessed with these beautiful and soft figure with smooth touch. The surface finish for Mochi part is oil urethan, for orange is the wax of the insect called "Ibotaro" (Ericerus pela).
Measurements: approx. Φ10x5.5cm/Φ8x4cm/Φ4x4cm
Base materials: Mochi: Beech, Orange: Japanese zelkova
This pretty bamboo hair tie is made by Kei Hasegawa who's a babmoo artist based in Oita prefecture, Japan. She is recognised at home and abroad with her free and dynamic art work. The motif of this item is inspired by star in Kuju, Oita where is famous for its amazing night sky filled with countless stars. Red one is applied Urushi lacquer to natural bamboo while white one is varnished to make the best use of its natural colour of bamboo. Why don't you add a little bit of Japanese twist to your hair? Three different colour of elastic available for natural colour of bamboo. Red one comes with a paulownia gift box.
*Available in 2 different colours
- red and natural
Measurements: approx. Φ2.8-3cm
Base materials: Bamboo
This jewel box is used "Chinkin" technique whereby the colour lacquer and silver are inlayed in the depression of curved surface after applying the finish coat. The body of the dark brown "Tame" colour is very fine and goes well with these pretty designs. Perfect item for gift.
*Available in 2 different designs
- narcissus and lily
Measurements: approx. Φ7.3x2.8cm
Base materials: wood powder (55%) and phenol resin
This chesutnut shaped small box is an absolutely breathtaking piece. After forming this beautiful shape on a lathe and then by hand, lacquering and wiping off repeatedly many times over, thus developing the natural wood grain coming through from underneath. Furthermore the wood grain of the lid and the body fit snugly. This requires extreme precision and delicacy. If you enjoy Japanese tea ceremony, this can be used as an incense container.
*Available in 2 different types of wood - Japanese cherry birch and Zelkova
Measurements: approx. Φ5.5x4cm
Base materials: Japanese cherry birch/Zelkova
Choose a type of wood:
This compact box is handcrafted by a wood master in Kiso, Nagano prefecture and finely applied lacquer by a master lacquerer in Tokyo. These peaceful colours will fit in well with a daily life. Lacquered Bento box also carries functionality since lacquer is naturally resistant to bacteria and the wood materials applied with lacquer enables you to keep the food inside retain moisture. You could store stationary or small stuffs into this box.
*Available in two different colours - shu (vermillion x black) and araishu (yellowish vermillion)
Measurements: approx. Φ11x4.5cm
Base materials: Hinoki cypress
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We are open for an actual viewing by appointment in city central location.
We’re pleased to offer you an opportunity to get a close look at our items,
so that you can feel natural wood texture, the warmth and an elaborate craftsmanship,
which you could not tell only from screen.