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Cast Ironwork

Japanese Cast Iron Work  

Having had its foundation laid in antiquity, metal craft using both precious and non precious materials has achieved a high degree of refinement in Japan. This superb quality notwithstanding, metalwork does not enjoy the renown of other Japanese crafts.

Yet it is well worth closer consideration as below examples of Japanese metalwork show.

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  1. Regular Price:

    $95.82
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    The NATSUME teapot is made using Japanese traditional cast iron techniques. It has a very elegant tall and slim design setting it apart from the usual more round shapes. I is available in two sizes.

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    $105.40
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    The SHAEN tea pot is a perfect mix of traditional and modern Japan. It is produced using traditional cast iron techniques, but its asymmetric design is very modern. The overall simple shape without any decoration emphasizes the beauty of the asymmetric design of the pot. 

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  3. Starting at: $143.73

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    These cast iron teapots are charmingly colorful. They have been designed by the Yamagata cast iron artisan Hisanori Masuda and are carefully finished with acrylic baking paint, which gives each pot a unique and very sensitive look. The inside of the teapot is coated with enamel to prevent rust. Each pot comes with a porcelain lid designed by KIRIKO. The porcelain adds a playful beauty to each colored pot. The pot also includes a strainer reaching deep towards the bottom. Thanks to its low and flat shape serving small amounts of tea is easy. Learn More
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    This vase made of Yamagata casting consists of 6 elements that can be used to create different flower arrangements. You can flexibly adjust the position of the holes and also variate how many tiers you use. The set comes with a kenzan, which is used to fix flowers in Ikebana. The vase also can serve as a candle holder. By adjusting the position of the holes in the upper part you can control how the light and sense comes out. It has a finishing of natural Japanese urushi lacquer with matte black pigments that gives it a strong presence. Learn More
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    $19.16
    This Yamagata casting teapot stand has been designed and crafted by Hisanori Masuda. Masuda offers items that enrich modern lifestyle, using techniques handed down through many generations. Learn More
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    $23.95
    This Yamagata casting teapot stand has been designed and crafted by Hisanori Masuda. Masuda offers items that enrich modern lifestyle, using techniques handed down through many generations. Learn More
  7. Starting at: $191.64

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    The design of this teapot has been inspired by the shape of helmets worn by Japanese samurai that are called KABUTO. Is it made of cast iron and produced in the city of Takaoka, a center of metal casting in Japan with hundreds of years of history.

    The inside is coated with silicone to prevent rusting. The coating is resistant to moderate heat, so that the teapot can be placed on a candle or on a gas stove at medium heat.The silicone coating is permeable for iron, so that it does not prevent iron consumption.

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    $35.40

    This beautiful stand for Japanese Warosoku candles is shaped like a Sakura flower. It is made of cast iron and supports candles size 3, 5 and 10. The black iron meshes nicely with white or red Japanese candles and the handle makes it easy to carry around.

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    $19.16

    This wind chime stand allows to place a wind chime anywhere in a room or garden when there is no place to hand it. It has a stable stand allows the wind chime to sufficiently move to make its beautiful sound. It is a perfect wind chime accessory. We recommend using this wind chime stand with glass wind chimes of Shinohara or wind bells from the Kashiwagi Art Foundry.

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    $35.40

    This beautiful stand for Japanese warosoku candles is shaped like a ginkgo leaf. It is made of cast iron and supports candles size 3, 5 and 10. The golden dot sets a beautiful accent on the back iron, which also emphasizes the white or red color of Japanese candles.

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