Cherry Tree bark Tea Canister  with tea spoon (Smooth Texture - Large) KB01
Cherry Tree bark Tea Canister  with tea spoon (Smooth Texture - Large) KB01
Cherry Tree bark Tea Canister  with tea spoon (Smooth Texture - Large) KB01
Cherry Tree bark Tea Canister  with tea spoon (Smooth Texture - Large) KB01
Cherry Tree bark Tea Canister  with tea spoon (Smooth Texture - Large) KB01
Cherry Tree bark Tea Canister  with tea spoon (Smooth Texture - Large) KB01
Cherry Tree bark Tea Canister  with tea spoon (Smooth Texture - Large) KB01
Cherry Tree bark Tea Canister  with tea spoon (Smooth Texture - Large) KB01
Cherry Tree bark Tea Canister  with tea spoon (Smooth Texture - Large) KB01
Cherry Tree bark Tea Canister  with tea spoon (Smooth Texture - Large) KB01
Cherry Tree bark Tea Canister  with tea spoon (Smooth Texture - Large) KB01
Cherry Tree bark Tea Canister  with tea spoon (Smooth Texture - Large) KB01
Cherry Tree bark Tea Canister  with tea spoon (Smooth Texture - Large) KB01
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Cherry Tree bark Tea Canister with tea spoon (Smooth Texture - Large) KB01

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Mountain Cherry Tree bark Tea Canister is one of "Japanese Traditional Art Craft" which designated by the Minister for Economy, Trade and Industry

(We send you this KB01 pattern)

Beautiful natural pattern the tree created.

Cherry Tree bark is antibacterial, 

Cherry Tree bark canister has:

  • high sealability
  • keep things dry  (moisture proof)

    Cherry Tree bark case used be used as medicine case

 ANTIBACTERIAL 樱树皮有抗菌性,防潮的优点!保持茶叶的香味

Cherry Tree bark craft is called "Kabazaiku" in japan and the are made in Kakunodate city in Akita prefecture, which is located northern Japan. Northern Japan produce high quality wood product.

Canister Size: Height: 12cm / Width: 8.1cm 

Cherry Tree bark Tea Canisters are loved by Japanese several decades. It is durable. For example, it can be used in 2-3 generations at home.

Each piece of canister have unique pattern. 

The artisan explains that most difficult part is to stick tree bark on the body firmly.

It will never come off.

Recent years they are facing shortage of raw material (tree bark). It is in becoming valuable to have Cherry Tree bark Tea Canisters. 

The craftsmanship of making cherry tree bark completely relies on the sense and experience of the master. First, the bark of the cherry tree (mizuzakura) is exploited and smoothed carefully. According to its color and pattern, consider the direction of the finished product, and then carefully stick it on the surface of the utensil. Smooth touch, delicate and elegant texture.

Please keep away from moisture, heat. Moisture and heat can cause come off of tree bark. 


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------Durability------

Cherry Tree bark Tea Canisters are loved by Japanese several decades. It is durable. It can be used in 2-3 generations. 

Durability is one of the prerequisite for ”Japanese Traditional Art Craft" 

------Benefit------

Cherry Tree bark is antibacterial. 
Cherry Tree bark canister has high sealability and keep things inside dry  (moisture proof). Due to the reason, cherry tree bark cases used be used as medicine and  tobacco case in Edo period. 

Cherry Tree bark canister will keep quality of your tea leaves well!

------How to use------

Please put tea leaves only amount for 2 -4 weeks  consumption in the canister.
The rest of tea leaves should be kept in refrigerator. 
Please refer our article of how to store tea leaves:
https://shihateacomfort.com/preservegreentea

 

Tea spoon has Japanese tradition tea leaf spoon shape. It is good to scoop Japanese green tea leave.

Lid of the canister can be a measure cup. You can put appropriate amount(volume) of tea leaves in the lid cup from tea canister, then put it into a teapot.

------Production------

The artisan explains that most difficult part is to let tree bark stick and stay on the body firmly. 

Peel off bark from tree, dry the bark 2-3 years because it contain certain amount of moisture. If it is used without drying, it shrinks.

Make the surface of the bark smooth and according to its color and pattern on the bark, decide how to use. As you can imagine, each piece of canister have unique pattern.

The body is wood (Japanese wing nut) and the inner and outer surface is cherry bark. 

As you see in the photo, inner cylindrical case is placed in outer cylindrical case.

Recent years they are facing shortage of raw material (tree bark). It is becoming valuable to have cherry Tree bark Tea canisters.

 

------Production Area-------

They are made in Kakunodate city in Akita prefecture, which is located northern Japan. Northern Japan produce high quality wood products.

 ------Maintenance-------

Please keep away from moisture, heat.  

-------Traditional Art Craft-------

This is Japan AKITA ‘s “Traditional Art Craft”. Traditional Art Craft means ;

 1 The technique has more than 100 years history (technique is used more than 100 years)
2 Using the same material  as 100 years ago

3 The items are used in peoples ordinary life.

Mountain Cherry Tree bark Tea Canister is one of "Japanese Traditional Art Craft" which designated by the Minister for Economy, Trade and Industry.

 

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