600150 Lily of the valley – brass ruler

600150_Lily of the valley - brass ruler

NameLily of the valley
SizeW160 D20 H1mm
Color/Shapebrass ruler
Box sizeH1 W160 D20mm
(with box)
g (68g)
MaterialBrass (60% copper, 40% zinc)
IntroductionAn alloy of copper and zinc, brass has been used from around 1000 B.C. Study shows that the Roman Empire used coin made of brass, while in Japan, one of the oldest records is known as items from China in the Nara Period. Nowadays brass is familiar to the Japanese by 5 yen coin, various accessories, interior decorations, and architectural hardwares. It has also been used in Buddhist altars, tea utensils, and instruments.
This item is made using traditional casting technique which has been passed down through generations for over 400 years in Takaoka, Japan.
"Lily of the valley" series: Stiletto, scissors case, needle case, pin cushion and brass ruler.
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