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Limited edition: “Champagne glass – S“ is now on sale

Christmas and the New Year are around the corner, we would like to introduce the limited edition: “Champagne glass – S” which is available at our retail and online shops from this weekend.
In response to many requests from customers, we developed this tin version of our regular Champagne glass which is applied gold leaf inside.
It has been believed that water in a tin container does not spoil and tin enhances the flavor of sake, this tin glass is perfect to enjoy the great properties of tin, especially for this party season.

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Champagne glass – S
On sales: December 17th (Sat)
*Only available at our retail and online shops
Price: JPY 7,020 (incl. tax)
Capacity : approx. 130 cc

This is a limited supply item. Kindly contact each shop for the availability.
All of us at NOUSAKU look forward to your visit.

Special item only available at NOUSAKU JR Nagoya Takashimaya shop

We appreciate all your support for NOUSAKU JR Nagoya Takashimaya shop which opened this September, our first shop in Tokai area.
Taking this opportunity, we would like to offer the new item “Golden SHACHIHOKO – set of 2” as the second exclusive item at the shop.

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In the motif of golden SHACIHOKO which is a symbol of Nagoya Castle, it is made of 100% pure tin using a traditional casting technique handed down in our area. Applied gold plating on the surface, it makes a unique gift for your memorable trip.

Golden SHACHIHOKO – set of 2
On sales: December 11th (Sun)
Price: JPY 7,560 (incl. tax)

It is only available at NOUSAKU JR Nagoya Takashimaya shop.
All of us at NOUSAKU look forward to your visit.

New item release

We are pleased to announce that we have released the following 3 items.

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(Left) Wine Glass – Veloute   JPY 30,240 (incl. tax)
“Veloute” means smooth, mellow and velvety in French.
Assembled a glass bowl with a pure tin stem, this glass will make the flavor of wine mellower by the property of tin as the stem directly contacts with liquor poured.

(Middle)
Chopstick Rest – leaves – set of 2 JPY 3,240 (incl. tax)
Chopstick Rest – leaves – set of 5 JPY 7,560 (incl. tax)
Inspired by leaves floating in the wind, the simple yet elegant design makes the table playful and special.

(Lower right) Aya – Bangle   JPY 16,200 (incl. tax)
Taking advantage of the property of tin which is soft enough to bend by hands, this item can be shaped to fit to your size. Add your taste, it will make the perfect addition to any look.

These new items will be released on Nov 16th at our retail and online shops in Japan.
All of us at NOUSAKU look forward to your visit.

[New arrival] Sake Cup – Oriental Zodiac – Rooster

The latest item of our Oriental Zodiac series, Rooster, was released on November 2nd.

Oriental Zodiac is based on a 12-year lunar cycle, and each year is represented by an animal.
2017 is a year of the rooster and it is said that people born in the year are honest, capable and talented.

This sake cup series launched in 2010 and rooster is the 8th animal, starting from Tiger.
Although it is designed as a sake cup, you can use it as a table accessory or an interior object to add enjoyment to your life.
Each animal comes in 2 types, 100% pure tin and it applied gold leaf inside.

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Kindly refer to the following link for the detail: Rooster / Rooster [gold]

NOUSAKU items won 2016金点設計奨 (Golden Pin Design Award)

We are pleased to announce that the following NOUSAKU items won 2016金点設計奨(Golden Pin Design Award) in the category of product design.

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- Wind bell – slim
- KAGO – square
- Flower vase – LASSO
- Brass Block

Hosted by Taiwan Design center, a governmental institution in Taiwan, 金点設計奨(Golden Pin Design Award) is known as the most prestigious and international design award in Taiwan.
This year 465 items won the award from among over 3,000 entries and the special “Best of Golden Pin Award” will be given to the only top 5% of the award winners.
Among our items, Flower vase – LASSO has been nominated as the finalist which is eligible to receive the best award.
The winner will be officially announced and commended in the ceremony held on December 1st (Thu).

Special event “Nousaku French Style” at Nihombashi Mitsukoshi

We are pleased to announce the special event “Nousaku French Style” in which we will showcase and introduce the elegant table settings using our items.
During the event, beautiful tin plates which embody the crescent moon and the special wine glass – Veloute is exclusively on sale at the shop.

– Special event “Nousaku French Style”
Period: Oct 5th (Wed) – 11th (Tue)
Venue: 5th Fl., Nihombashi Mitsukoshi TEL:03-3274-8931 (main number)

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– Available only at the shop
Small plate – crescent moon JPY 6,480 (incl. tax)
Oval plate – crescent moon JPY 6,696 (incl. tax)

– Presale at the shop
Wine Glass – Veloute JPY30,240 (incl. tax)
* You can enjoy the property of pure tin through this glass as the stem made of pure tin contacts with liquor poured into.

Moreover, we offer a special experience to enjoy the property of pure tin, using our sake cups, and to learn about our history through our president speech on Oct 8th.

-Speech of our president Mr. Nousaku *Presented in Japanese
Date: On Oct 8th (Sun) PM 1:00-

All of us at NOUSAKU look forward to your visit.

Grand opening of NOUSAKU at JR Nagoya Takashimaya

We are pleased to announce the grand opening of our new shop at 9th floor of JR Nagoya Takashimaya department store on September 28th (Wed).
Celebrating the opening, the special sake cup set is exclusively on sale at the shop.
The cups have the local motif, a pair of golden Shachihoko which is the symbol of Nagoya Castle.
Applied gold leaf by craftsmen in Kanazawa, it would be a perfect gift for any special occasions.

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Sake cup – Shachihoko – set of 2
On sale: September 28th (Wed)
Price: JPY 12,960
*Only available at NOUSAKU JR Nagoya Takashimaya

All of us at NOUSAKU look forward to your visit.

Grand opening of NOUSAKU at Hakata Hankyu

We are pleased to announce the grand opening of our new shop at 7th floor of Hakata Hankyu department store on September 14th (Wed).
Celebrating the opening, the special sake cups are exclusively on sale at the shop.
Each cup has the local motif which embody the spirit of this area. “Niwaka” – a funny mask used for a traditional performing art “Hakataniwaka”, and “Tobiume” – a shrine emblem of Dazaifu Tenman-gu, which is one of the famous shrines in Japan.

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[Right] Sake cup – Niwaka
[Left] Sake cup – Tobiume

On sale: September 14th (Wed)
Price: JPY 5,400 per each
*Only available at NOUSAKU Hakata Hankyu

All of us at NOUSAKU look forward to your visit.

Limited edition: NAJIMI tumbler – “Japanese pampas grass” will be on sale

We are pleased to announce that the limited edition in this autumn: NAJIMI tumbler – “Japanese pampas grass” will be available at our retail and online shops in Japan.
Different from casting surface, it is given a special vibration finishing to portray the glass blowing in the autumn wind.
With its beautiful surface, the cup will be definitely add enjoyment to your drinks.

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On sales: September 22nd (Thu) * Only available at our retail and online shops in Japan.
Price: JPY 7,236 (incl. tax)
Capacity : approx. 350 cc

This is a limited supply item. Kindly contact each shop for the availability.
All of us at NOUSAKU look forward to your visit.

NOUSAKU new items 2016

We are pleased to announce the new release of the following 4 items.

NOUSAKU new items 2016

1 Flower vase – LASSO – MARU(Left), KAKU(Center), TAKAKU(Right)
2 Chopstick Rest – circle&square – set of 5
3 Round Plate – L – cloth texture(Left), cracked ice texture(Right)
4 Bell ring – Golden Brown(Left), Blue(Center), Pink(Right)

The pre-sale has been started at our retail and online shops in Japan from September 14th (Wed).
Kindly contact each shop for the availability. All of us at NOUSAKU look forward to your visit.

Doraemon items are exclusively on sale at our retail shops in Japan

Fujiko F. Fujio, who is the author of Doraemon, a popular comic and anime series across the world, is from Takaoka-city which receives a high reputation as a center of metal industry.

Based in Takaoka, we NOUSAKU developed the following Doraemon items using casting techniques handed down over 400 years in this area. It was a huge honor for us to be able to promote our hometown with this collaboration between the traditional crafts and the legendary manga series.

Dora emon items

1. Small plate – Time Kerchief JPY 4,536
2. Wind bell – Doraemon JPY 7,560
3. Chopstick rest- Himitsu Dōgu (Secret gadgets) – set of 5 JPY 7,560
4. Paper weight -Doraemon JPY 4,104

On sales:
Aug 3rd (Wed): NOUSAKU at Marier Toyama, Toyama Daiwa, Nihombashi-mitsukoshi, and GALLERY NOUSAKU
Aug 10th (Wed): Hankyu Umeda
Aug 30th (Tue): Head office, NOUSAKU Fukuoka Mitsukoshi
Sep 14th (Wed): NOUSAKU at  Palace Hotel Tokyo, Matsuya Ginza, Hakata Hankyu and our online shop

All of us look forward to your visit.

Sake pitcher / cup – moon set

From the old days in Japan, people has enjoyed waxing moon and admired the full moon in autumn season known as Tsukimi, a moon-viewing celebration, drinking sake and having good food.
Following last year, we are pleased to announce that the Sake pitcher/ cup – moon set will be exclusively on sale at our retail and online shops in Japan, from August 20th (Sat).
This moon-inspired items will surely enhance the enjoyment of Tsukimi.

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Sake pitcher/ cup – moon set
Sake Pitcher – moon[gold], Sake Cup – moon, Sake Cup – moon[gold]
Price: JPY17,928
On sales: August 20th (Sat)

This is a limited supply set. Kindly contact each shop for the availability.
All of us at NOUSAKU look forward to your visit.

Limited edition: Sake cup in summer blue colors

We are pleased to announce that the sake cup KIKI – II will be available in new summer colors at our retail and online shops in Japan.
Applied colored silver leaf, the special blue tones make a beautiful combination with the brightness of tin that makes us feel cooler and relaxed.
Because of the high heat conductivity of tin, we can enjoy the chilly drink with the cups as well.
Please don’t miss your chance to get the limited-supply items and enjoy your summer time.

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On sales: July 13th (Wed)
Left: KIKI – II – Natsugeshiki            JPY 4,536 (incl. tax)
Right: KIKI – II – Suzukaze                JPY 4,536 (incl. tax)

Only available at our retail shops and online shops in Japan.

This is a limited supply item. Kindly contact each shop for the availability.
All of us at NOUSAKU look forward to your visit.

NOUSAKU summer gift set

We are happy to announce that the limited gift sets for this summer will be available at our retail and online shops in Japan.
Each set makes a perfect gift for any occasion in this season as tin items give a cool feeling.
Please don’t miss your chance to get the limited-supply set items.

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1. 2 cups and KAGO square – S                     JPY 15,552 (incl.tax)
2. 2 beer cups and 2 oval plates                    JPY 22,140 (incl.tax)
3. NAJIMI tumbler, stirrer and SUZUMARU  JPY 10,260 (incl.tax)
4. Sake cup and SUZUKOZARA                       JPY 5,724 (incl.tax)

On sale: from July 13th to August 31st
Only available at our retail shops and online shops in Japan.

Customers who purchase over JPY 20,000 will receive the original charm in the motif of KAGO square – L. Casted and hand finished by our craftsmen, the miniature still enables us to enjoy the malleability, same as the original item.

KAGO L mini

All of us at NOUSAKU look forward to your visit.

Limited edition: “Wind bell – the Milky Way” will be on sale at NOUSAKU in Japan

We are pleased to announce that the limited edition: “Wind bell – the Milky Way” will be available at our retail and online shops in Japan from June 15th.
“Tanabata” known as “The Star Festival” is celebrated in July, to commemorate the romantic story of two lovers represented by the stars Vega and Altair. According to a legend, the Milky Way separates these lovers, and they are allowed to across the Milky Way and meet each other only once a year on the evening of July 7th.
Two separate slips are becoming one and it express the story of two lovers.
Please enjoy the twinkle sound floating in the breeze while imaging the beautiful starlit sky.

windbell tanabata

On sales: June 15th (Wed)
Price: JPY 5,724 (incl. tax) at our retail shops and online shops in Japan.

This is a limited supply item. Kindly contact each shop for the availability.
All of us at NOUSAKU look forward to your visit.

Exclusive items – “Udukuri” beer cup and NAJIMI tumbler will be on sale at Nousaku in Japan

We are pleased to announce that “Udukuri” beer cup and NAJIMI tumbler in collaboration with Hacoa, a wooden goods brand in Fukui prefecture, will be exclusively on sale at our retail and online shops from June 1st (Wed).
“Udukuri” is one of Japanese traditional wood craft techniques in which the wood surface is carved away with a metal brush, leaving only the hard wood grain.
Achieved the fusion between traditional technique of wood crafting and metal casting, this beautiful tin item would be a perfect gift for any special occasions.

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Left. Beer cup – Udukuri (approx. 200cc)                         JPY 7,128 (incl. tax)
Right. Tumbler – NAJIMI – Udukuri (approx. 350cc)  JPY 7,560 (incl. tax)

On sale: June 1st (Wed) at our retail shops and online shops in Japan.
We are looking for your visit.

Limited edition in this summer: Beer cup – “Cracked Ice” will be on sale at Nousaku in Japan

Following last year, we are pleased to announce that the limited edition: beer cup – “Cracked Ice” will be available at our retail and online shops in Japan from May 11th.
Different from casting surface, it is given a special vibration finishing which enables us to enjoy the shimmering glitter texture.
With its cool-looking surface, the cup will be definitely perfect for a summer gift.

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Price : JPY 6,804 (incl. tax)
Capacity : approx. 200 cc
Material : 100% Tin

This is a limited supply item. Kindly contact each shop for more information.
All of us at NOUSAKU look forward to your visit.

Offering presale at our shop in Palace hotel Tokyo

May 1st (May Day) is known worldwide as Labor Day, but in France it is also the Fête du Muguet (Lily of the Valley Day) when the French greet each other with a small bouquet of lily of the valley, which signifies the return of happiness.
Following the custom, how about giving our “lily of the valley” series, beautiful sewing tools as a present to your dearest?

Collaborating with a goods creator “Anano” and “Clover”, one of the biggest manufacturers of sewing supplies, we are offering 6 items and now 2 more elegant and antique-style items are joining the lineup.
With the Lily of the valley day, these 2 items will be on presale at our shop in Palace Hotel Tokyo and we will hold a special event from Apr 22nd, giving a photobook and a drawstring pouch to the customer who purchases the series items over JPY5,000.
*The item is limited supply. Please do not miss the chance!

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[Light]  Lily of the valley – crochet hook           Price: JPY 5,940 (incl. tax)
[Left]    Lily of the valley – thread holder          Price: JPY 5,616 (incl. tax)

For more information, kindly contact the shop directly.
We look forward to your visit during the period.

Limited edition: Wind bell – ancient color – is now on sale at Nousaku in Japan

We are pleased to announce that the limited color edition, wind bell – ancient color are now available at our retail and online shops in Japan.
The most popular wind bells “Onion” and “Drop” are applied the beautiful brown and black color which is achieved by chemical reaction using special liquid such as “Ohaguro” – mix of iron rust and acetic acid.
Given a special treatment by craftsmen in Takaoka, each piece have subtle difference in colors on their surface so that you can enjoy the one and only in the world.
Please spend a precious time with this special piece and feel relaxed by the clear sound.

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Wind bell – Drop – ancient color – Golden brown/ Blackish brown     JPY 4,968 ( incl.tax)
Wind bell – Onion – ancient color – Golden brown/ Blackish brown   JPY 5,400 ( incl.tax)

For the availability, kindly contact each shop directly.
We look forward to your visit.

Mother’s day gifts at NOUSAKU in Japan

As a heartfelt gift for Mother’s day, the limited edition – Sake cup – Fleur [light pink] will be available at our retail and online shops in Japan from Apr 13th (Wed).
This set makes a lovely gift for your parents. Please don’t miss your chance to get the limited-supply items.

1. Sake cup – fleur – S – set of 2 [tin and light pink] JPY 12,636 (incl. tax)
2. Sake cup – fleur – L – set of 2 [tin and light pink] JPY 15,876 (incl. tax)
*Can be available by single item. Please contact each shop for the availability.

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On sale: Apr 13th (Wed) at our retail and online shops in Japan.
All of us at NOUSAKU look forward to your visit.

5th Anniversary of our online shop

Celebrating the 5th anniversary of the opening of our online shop, we are happy to announce that we will release the exclusive item “Chopstick rest – flowers” [cherry blossom pink].
In addition, 2 of our new items will be on presale. In collaboration with Hacoa, a brand specializing in goods made of wood, we will be offering ingenious wood-grain tin cups.
Please don’t miss your chance to get the limited-supply items.

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1. Chopstick rest – flowers [cherry blossom pink] JPY 6,264 (incl. tax)
2. Beer cup – wood-grain texture JPY 7,128 (incl. tax)
3. Beer cup – wood-grain texture – set of 2 JPY 14,580 (incl. tax)
4. Tumbler – NAJIMI- wood-grain texture JPY 7,560 (incl. tax)
5. Tumbler – NAJIMI- wood-grain texture – set of 2 JPY 15,444 (incl. tax)

On sale: Apr 1st (Fri) at our online shop. *Japanese text only.
These are limited supply items.

Limited edition for this spring: Cherry blossom-inspired items

We are pleased to announce that the following items in the motif of cherry blossom will be on sale at our retail shops in Japan and domestic online shop.
Some of our classic items will be available in a new color, cherry blossom pink. Please don’t miss your chance to get the limited-supply items.
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1. Sake Cup – KIKI – II [cherry blossom pink]
2. Chopstick Rest – sakura – set of 5 [cherry blossom pink]
3. Sorori mini – cherry blossom pink
4. Chopstick Rest – flowers – cherry blossom set of 5
5. Sakura sake set – Sake/Sauce Pitcher – S, Sake Cup – KIKI – II, Sake Cup – KIKI – II [cherry blossom pink], Chopstick Rest – sakura set of 2 (1pcs for each color: tin and cherry blossom pink) –
6. Kuzushi – Yugami – M [cherry blossom pink] *Only available at our shop in Nihombashi-Mitsukoshi
7. Wind bell – Cherry Blossom

On sale: Feb 17th (Wed) at our retail shops in Japan and domestic online shop.
* Feb 23rd (Tue) at Matsuya Ginza

For the availability, kindly contact each shop directly.
We look forward to your visit.

GUNDAM sake cups from BANDAI NAMCO Holdings inc.

We are happy to announce that 100% pure tin sake cups designed after GUNDAM which is a popular anime character in Japan, have just released last week.

In collaboration with BANDAI which is one of the leading toy companies in Japan, we could introduce NOUSAKU into the new field.
It was an honor for us to have such an opportunity to promote our techniques by this unique “Cool Japan” collaboration between anime and traditional craft.
We hope it fascinates lots of anime fans all over the world and we could use the knowledge and the experience for future collaboration with companies in any other fields.

Unfortunately these cups are only available via BANDAI online shopping site and GUNDAM cafes in Japan.
For the detail, please visit the link below * Sorry but Japanese text only;

<Online shopping pages>
Sake cup GUNDAM
Sake cup Char’s Zaku
Sake cup – set of 2 characters above

<GUNDAM Cafe>
http://g-cafe.jp/

<GUNDAM Square>
http://gundam-square.jp/

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[new arrival] Accessory series

The long-awaited accessory series taking advantage of the flexibility of tin has been released in this winter.
There are 3 different series; bold yet delicate Aya series, graceful Yui series and elegant suzuha series in the motif of foliage.

As tin is soft and malleable, you can enjoy arranging the shape to best suit your needs.

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Top: Aya series, Middle: suzuha series, Bottom: Yui series

For the detail, kindly refer to the following link.
Should you have questions, kindly contact each shop for more information.

[New arrival] Sake Cup – Oriental Zodiac – Monkey

The latest item of our Oriental Zodiac series, Monkey, was released in October 1st.

Oriental Zodiac is based on a 12-year lunar cycle, and each year is represented by an animal.
2016 is a year of the monkey and it is said that people born in the year are clever and intelligent.

This sake cup series launched in 2010 and monkey is the 7th animal, starting from Tiger.
Although it is designed as a sake cup, you can use it as a table accessory or an interior object to add enjoyment to your life.
Each animal comes in 2 types, 100% pure tin and it applied gold leaf inside.

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Kindly refer to the following link for the detail:Monkey / Monkey [gold]

[New Arrival] Sake Ewer with hinged lid

Japanese sake is often served chilled to enjoy its delicate characteristics. However, when heated properly, delicious flavors and unique aromas can be released. Especially in cold season, nothing beats drinking hot sake to get warm and relax.

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On sale: September 1st, 2015
Material: Tin 100%, Lid: Stainless steel

This sake ewer is made in collaboration with Sanshin, one of the leading companies specializing in sake warming machines.
When you open the lid, you can enjoy the great aroma of sake as it is enclosed in a ewer while heating. The high heat conductivity of tin ewer enables you to quickly warm sake in hot water or even chill in icy water.
Take your sake experience to the next level with our new item “Sake Ewer with hinged lid”.

Offering presale at our shop in Palace hotel Tokyo

Lily of the valley which signifies the return of happiness

May 1st (May Day) is known worldwide as Labor Day, but in France it is also the Fête du Muguet (Lily of the Valley Day) when the French greet each other with a small bouquet of lily of the valley.
Following the custom, how about giving our “lily of the valley” series, beautiful sewing tools as a present to your dearest?

Collaborating with a goods creator “Anano” and “Clover”, one of the biggest manufacturers of sewing supplies, we are now offering 5 items in this series and the series has been receiving a high reputation for the elegant and antique style design.
The newly-joined brass ruler will be on presale at our shop in Palace Hotel Tokyo.
With the Lily of the valley day, we will hold a special event, giving a photobook and a lace motif (in the box) to every customer who purchases the series items from Apr 24th to May 10th.
*It is limited supply, please do not miss the chance!

For more information, kindly contact the shop directly.
We look forward to your visit during the period.

brass ruler_02Lily of the valley brass ruler
Price: JPY 3,024 (incl. tax)

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Beer cup “Cracked Ice” – Limited edition in this summer

Following last year, we are pleased to announce that the limited edition beer cup “Cracked Ice” will be available at our shops in Japan from May 11th.
Different from casting surface, it is given a special vibration finishing which enables us to enjoy the shimmering glitter texture.
With its cool-looking surface, the cup will be definitely perfect for a summer gift.

Beer cup cracked ice

Price : JPY 6,804  (incl. tax)
Capacity : approx. 200 cc
Material : 100% Tin

This is a limited supply item. Kindly contact each shop for more information.
All of us at NOUSAKU look forward to your visit.

Wind bell “Home” – limited edition color – lilac and saxe blue

We are happy to announce that the limited color edition, wind bell “Home” will be available at our shop in Matsuya Ginza.
The relaxing and refreshing colors will definitely add enjoyment to your home.

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Home – limited edition in Matsuya Ginza
Left: lilac   Right: saxe blue
Price: JPY 5,940 (incl. tax)
On sale: Apr 29th
Material: Brass

Please be advised that it would be only available at our shop in Matsuya Ginza and the supply is limited. For more information, kindly contact the shop directly.

Limited edition – wind bell “Drop – gold”

Celebrating the 3rd anniversary of our shop in Palace Hotel Tokyo opening, we are happy to announce that the limited wind bell “Drop – gold” will be available at the shop.
Drop series are one of the most popular items because of its beautiful sound and simple design. Given a hairline finish, the piece expresses a perfect harmony of modern design and traditional technique.

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Limited edition – wind bell “Drop – gold”
Price: JPY 4,212 (incl. tax)
On sale: April 17, 2015
Material: Brass

Please be advised that it would be only available at the shop in Palace Hotel Tokyo and the supply is limited. For more information, kindly contact the shop directly.

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