"Makiji" Sake cup by Maiko Okuno

This tasteful, chic Sake cup definitely makes your Sake time pleasant and special. This textured surface is created by the traditional method called "Makiji" , which clay powder is sprinkled before the final coat of Urushi lacquer. Then it doesn't scar easily and makes it durable. Another feature of this item is that polishing the outer red coating reveals the black lacquer beneath. This is also something that you can nurture and enjoy natural evolution of beauty. 

  

Measurements: approx. Φ6.0x4.2cm

Base materials: Japanese cherry birch

"Makiji" sake cup

S$60.00

  • 0.02 kg
  • Available
  • Delivery time:2-4 working days

Lacy purple Sake cup by Maiko Okuno

This is generously proportioned Sake cup with a charming hand-drawn design on the upper part. By applying and wiping Urushi lacquer many times over, it leverages the beauty of natural wood grain as well as lustering the surface. The graceful purple colour is very unique. It can be used as a container for small snacks. 

 

Measurements: approx. Φ6.6x4cm

Base materials: Japanese cherry birch

Lacy purple sake cup

S$48.00

  • 0.03 kg
  • Sold Out

Smiling bean Sake cup by Maiko Okuno

Warm and feminine feature characterising craftsman Maiko Okuno are condensed in this small piece. Suriurushi that is the method of applying and wiping Urushi lacquer many times over for the outer surface, and matte finish for inner surface. It is absolutely a precious piece that makes you smile every time when you look at it. A set of red and black would be a perfect gift choice for a couple. 

 

Measurements: approx. Φ6.0x4.2cm

Base materials: Japanese cherry birch

Smiling bean sake cup

S$56.00

  • 0.02 kg
  • Available
  • Delivery time:2-4 working days

Sake cup "Sabi"

 "Sabiurushi"(rust lacquer) which is made of raw lacquer and clay paste is usually used for the base coat, but this cup has a unique texture by applying this rust lacquer for the top coating. The contrast between the roughness of the outer surface and stunning gold is very special.

 

Measurements: approx. Φ6.8x3.6cm

Base materials: Japanese horse chestnut 

Sake cup "Sabi"

S$86.00

  • 0.06 kg
  • Available
  • Delivery time:2-4 working days

Sake cup "Sabi" high

 "Sabiurushi"(rust lacquer) which is made of raw lacquer and clay paste is usually used for the base coat, but this cup has a unique texture by applying this rust lacquer for the top coating. The contrast between the  roughness of the outer surface and stunning gold is very special.

 

Measurements: approx. Φ7.0x6.5cm

Base materials: Castor Aralia

Sake cup "Sabi" high

S$102.00

  • 0.08 kg
  • Available
  • Delivery time:2-4 working days

Japanese cedar sake server

Sake server made with Japanese cedar from Akita prefecture which was approved as the national traditional craftwork. Because of the peculiar aroma of Japanese cedar, blending with Sake will bring out the best flavour in your mouth. In functional aspect, there's a groove on the back of the lid so that it effectively prevent dripping. Matching with "Japanese cedar sake cup". The price is for Sake server only.  

 

Measurements: approx. 6.0x6.0x10.5cm (150cc)

Base materials: Japanese cedar

Japanese cedar Sake server

S$48.00

  • 0.1 kg
  • Sold Out

Japanese cedar sake cup

This small cup hollowed out Japanese cedar allows you to touch and feel the warmth of the wood. Because of the peculiar aroma of Japanese cedar, blending with Sake will bring out the best flavour in your mouth. Matching with a "Japanese cedar Sake server". The price is for Sake cup only. 

 

Measurements: approx. Φ4.0x5.4cm

Base materials: Japanese cedar

Japanese cedar sake cup

S$18.00

  • 0.02 kg
  • Sold Out

Rusty Sake cup

 "Sabiurushi"(rust lacquer) which is made of raw lacquer and clay paste is usually used for the base coat, but this cup has a unique texture by applying this rust lacquer for the top coating. This distinctive silver colour is pigmented by tin powder not silver then it helps protect from oxidation. 

 

Measurements: approx. Φ6.8x3.6cm

Base materials: Japanese horse chestnut

Rusty sake cup

S$86.00

  • 0.06 kg
  • Sold Out

Rusty Sake cup high

 "Sabiurushi"(rust lacquer) which is made of raw lacquer and clay paste is usually used for the base coat, but this cup has a unique texture by applying this rust lacquer for the top coating. This distinctive silver colour is pigmented by tin powder not silver then it helps protect from oxidation.

 

Measurements: approx. Φ7.0x6.5cm

Base materials: Castor Aralia

Rusty sake cup high

S$102.00

  • 0.08 kg
  • Sold Out

Sake cup "Flower bud" by Sayo Kuroki

This breathtaking sake cup is used one of Makie technique called "Hari-gaki". This technique itself has been handed down since the 1500s in Japan. This is made by sprinkling metal powder on a black lacquered surface and then scratch with a special needle before drying the lacquered surface. The design is drawn freehand and the pen needs to be driven vigorously all at once before drying out the surface because it cannot be redone. The contrast between black and silver brings out a modern image. Absolutely one of a kind masterpiece.

Available in 6 different designs.

Comes with original cloth and wooden gift box. 

 

Measurements: approx. Φ6.7x4.4cm

Base materials: Japanese horse chestnut

Choose design:

Sake cup "Flower bud"

S$465.00

  • 0.34 kg
  • Available
  • Delivery time:2-4 working days

Paired glass sake cup

The technique used for each colour of these glass cup is different. "Goto-nuri" which is a unique coating method using vermillion pigment, while "Zokoku-nuri" is the method that a repeatedly lacquered base is finished by putting a powder called "makomo"(Zizania latifolia). Suitable for the couple who love Sake. Comes with a gift box. 

 

Measurements: approx. Φ5.6x6.5cm

Base materials: glass

Paired glass sake cup

S$132.00

  • 0.28 kg
  • Sold Out

Sake Vessel "katakuchi"

 

 

Are you looking for Sake vessel?

Lipped "Katakuchi" bowl would be the best choice and versatile for other use as well! 

 


blooming sake cup by Maiko Okuno

This small sake cup forms like a blooming flower. 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. What's unique about this cup is uneven lacquered surface depends on the part of the wood. 

 

Measurements: approx. Φ5x4.5cm

Base materials:  Japanese cherry birch

 

blooming sake cup

S$59.00

  • 0.04 kg
  • Sold Out

Jointed sake cup

This beautiful sake cup is formed by a combination of two different kinds of trees. Each of the tree has different grain, colour and texture. When you pour Sake into this cup, you'll enjoy more with the aroma of natural cedar. 

 

Measurements: approx. Φ4.8x5.1cm

Base materials: Japanese cedar and pagoda tree

Jointed sake cup

S$54.00

  • 0.01 kg
  • Sold Out

A spoonful of happiness, Koji

 

 

One of the major ingredients for Sake; Koji

Here's the blog post about

the miracle Japanese ingredient Koji. 

 

 

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