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101222 TANPOPO

10122_TANPOPO

No.101222
NameTANPOPO
SizeH57 φ53mm
Color/ShapeBlack Nickel
Box sizeH63 W278 D88mm
Weight(with box)234g (384g)
DesignMasanori Oji
MaterialBrass (60% copper, 40% zinc)
IntroductionThis wind bell is manufactured using traditional casting techniques in Takaoka City, Toyama Prefecture. You can appreciate the clear sound which can only be made by a brass wind bell.
Tanpopo (dandelion) is a wind bell that can be placed by the window to appreciate the swaying cotton and its sound. It chimes according to the wind direction and strength. The brass is either silver plated or black nickel plated. To accentuate the beauty of the material we make each object one at a time on a turning wheel. Given a hairline finish, the piece expresses a perfect harmony of modern design and traditional technique.

[Directions for use]
-Do not rub with a metal polisher.
-Although the object receives a color fixing finish, the color may slightly fade over time.
-Protect w ind bell from rain as the cotton fluff part is not waterproof.
-We recommend you place the wind bell indoors when the wind blows strongly.

[Maintenance]
-For the body, w ipe with a soft cloth or a sponge after use.
-Treat w ith diluted dishwashing detergent and lightly rub with a damp sponge/ cloth if needed.
-Then wipe with a dry cloth.
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