Mother’s Day special gift from traditional Japanese crafts

High-quality Japanese products for Mother’s Day gift   Mother’s Day in 2019 is May 12th. There are a lot of gift items for the day at the various stores, but it’s an annual event so you’d wonder what to give to your mother. Then why not give a gift with a different taste once in Read more about Mother’s Day special gift from traditional Japanese crafts[…]

Black and red Tokoname pottery kyusu (Japanese teapot)

Beautiful bicolor Japanese ceramic teapots of Tokoname ware   320cc kyusu teapot     Tokoname ware which has nearly 900 years of history is the most used Japanese teapot (kyusu) in the country. The vermillion teapot is pristine but simply beautiful. Though there are many kinds of teapots including, pottery, porcelain, stoneware, and cast iron Read more about Black and red Tokoname pottery kyusu (Japanese teapot)[…]

Large Japanese cast iron tetsubin teapots from Amazon.com

Large size Nambu Tekki kyusu teapots made in Japan   41 ounce tetsubin kyusu       The traditional Japanese cast iron Nambu Tekki teapot is high-quality and has some good things to use. Enjoy Nambu Tekki Japanese cast iron teapot (kyusu)   That is why the Japanese people change their opinion of Nambu Tekki Read more about Large Japanese cast iron tetsubin teapots from Amazon.com[…]

Tokoname pottery red kyusu teapots with patterns

Traditional vermilion Japanese teapot of Tokoname-yaki with beautiiful patterns   220cc kyusu teapot with cherry blossoms     There are six oldest kilns in Japan. Seto, Echizen, Shigaraki, Tamba, Bizen, and Tokoname. Each kiln began in the Middle Ages and their potteries are still a part of the people’s life. Though various kinds of tableware Read more about Tokoname pottery red kyusu teapots with patterns[…]

Dot pattern (Arare) black cast iron tetsubin teapots by Iwachu

Traditional color and pattern kyusu teapots of Nambu Tekki from Iwate Prefecture   20 ounce teapot with infuser       Orderly lined up small dots. The traditional pattern is so simple but it makes us feel peaceful. It’s probably because Nambu Tekki was invented as a kettle for the tea -ceremony. Before the appearance of Read more about Dot pattern (Arare) black cast iron tetsubin teapots by Iwachu[…]

Dot and flower pattern Kutani ware Japanese teapots kyusu

Kutani ceramic kyusu with Cihbu (dot) pattern Blue dots and flowers (350ml) When you look for a flowery and colorful Japanese traditional pottery, I recommend three kilns, Arita (Imari) ware, Kiyomizu (Kyoto) ware, and Kutani ware. There are some styles of the old kiln, and they have each brightness. The blue, white or pink dot Read more about Dot and flower pattern Kutani ware Japanese teapots kyusu[…]

Tokoname stoneware high-quality black kyusu (Japanese teapot)

Beautiful black kyusu from the traditional Japanese craft     Kushime (comb pattern, 360cc)     Though there are various kyusu (Japanese teapot) of the traditional crafts, Tokoname ware is overwhelming famous for the kyusu which have the largest market share. The traditional teapots from Aichi Prefecture not only have a beautiful surface but also make Read more about Tokoname stoneware high-quality black kyusu (Japanese teapot)[…]

Purple Japanese Nambu Tekki cast iron teapot

Beautiful purple cast iron teapot from Tohoku   Arare dot pattern     How’s this refined purple? There were only black teapots of Nambu Tekki since the history started. But in these days, we can choose the cast iron teapots from various colors (unfortunately, there have been just black tea kettle Tetsubins even today).    Read more about Purple Japanese Nambu Tekki cast iron teapot[…]

Red Japanese cast iron teapot (kyusu) by Itchu-do

Red traditional Nambu Tekki cast iron teapot        Recently, we can easily find a red cast iron teapot on the net. But is it a high-quality ironware? Every cast iron looks solid but actually not. The strongness needs a high-quality cast iron that also has other good points.   You don’t have to Read more about Red Japanese cast iron teapot (kyusu) by Itchu-do[…]

Enjoy Nambu Tekki Japanese cast iron teapot (kyusu)

Traditional Nambu Tekki teapot When we drink Japanese green tea, we surely use a kyusu to pour the drink into cups. Most of the Japanese kyusu teapot on the market are made of the ceramics.   You can indeed treat a ceramic teapot easily because it is light. But you shouldn’t overlook the attraction of the Read more about Enjoy Nambu Tekki Japanese cast iron teapot (kyusu)[…]