These coasters are made by Inomata Art Joinery Workshop located in Joetsu, Niigata Prefecture, using “Kumiko” a decorative technique of traditional Japanese Architecture. “Kumiko” is the technique which creates various sophisticated patterns by combining precisely cut small wood pieces by hand, and it is a high-precision technique that does allow even the smallest margin of the error. Its beautiful geometric pattern becomes brilliant accent on your table.
Among more than 200 kinds of traditional patterns, and we have selected 5 patterns, Kikkou (Tortoise Shell), Kikyo (Bellflower), Rindou (Gentian), Gomagara (Sesami Flower) & Asanoha (Hemp).
The 2pc-set comes with a packaging box, and it is perfect for gift.
Please do not use a microwave or dishwasher. The item is non-coated, therfore it might get stained from oil or dark color liquid as coffee.
Inomata Art Joinery Workshop
A workshop located in Joetsu, Niigata that creates joinery using Kumiko, a decorative technique unique to Japanese architecture. Kumiko involves combining precisely cut small wood pieces by hand, and it is a high-precision technique that does allow even the smallest margin of the error. Kumiko is loved for the beauty of its systematic geometrical patterns.