With the idea of creating exciting pottery by hand, IHOSHIRO Kiln in Mizunami City, Gifu Prefecture, is a kiln that handmade every piece of chopstick rest and uses almost 100% solar energy to fire them.
"A little delicate work will determine the cuteness and quality, so I try to convey my feelings to the shape. And we do not use mass production or machining methods; we just make it by hand. " said the founder of this lovely kiln.
Ihoshiro means 500s if it's written in kanji. It was named with the idea of a long-lasting, sustainable company. Ihoshiro kiln installed a solar power generation facility as a solution and used almost 100% solar energy for firing.
The chopstick rest that is gently placed conveys the feeling of the season and the spirit of hospitality. Sometimes it can be a magical item on the dining table.
As the whole piece is handmade inGifu, Japan, slight irregularities in size, glaze, colour and texture might occur and reflect the nature of the artisan product.
🎎 Hand-Made In Japan
💡 There are Eight (8) patterns to choose from. Each item includes One (1) chopstick rest.
🍶 Material: Pottery
7. Croissant: 4.6 cm x 2.7 cm x 1.7 cm Height
8. Cheese Toast / 9. Melon Toast: 3.1 cm x 3.9 cm x 1.1 cm Height
10. Morning Toast: 2.9 cm x 3 cm x 1.6 cm Height
11. Crunch Donut / 12. Strawberry Donut / 13. Chocolate French Donut / 14. Strawberry French Donut: 3.8 cm Diameter x 1.4 cm Height