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PORTER Foil Leather Coin Case Silver

€190,00 EUR

This is a series of small items made of Italian leather that has a unique look by pasting silver and gold foils on thick shoulder leather and then scraping the surface one by one with a file.

Using tanned leather carefully tanned in Tuscany, Italy, which has been tanning using only plant tannins for many years. It features a tight and chewy texture, and is finished with a unique texture that is different from general dyed leather by pasting silver and gold foil.

The shoulder leather has a characteristic unevenness along the spine called a tiger, and when the foil pasted on the surface is filed, the unevenness causes a difference in the rubbing method, resulting in uneven finish, and each piece has an expression. It is attractive that it is different. You can enjoy the secular change that the foil gradually peels off and the gloss increases as you use it.

In order to enjoy the contrast between foil and leather, the exterior is carefully polished with a notch and then finished with a top coat, and the interior is luxuriously tailored with only leather without using lining.

Please note that there are individual differences in how the foil is scraped and peeled off, as it is characterized by uneven scraping of the foil. In addition, discoloration and fading due to getting wet (rain, sweat, etc.) and sunburn are unavoidable, so be careful when using in summer or rainy weather, or when wearing light-colored clothing.

Material: Surface: Cow shoulder leather (Italian imported leather, tannin tanning, foil processing)
Size:W65/H65/D25mm / 55g

Original gift packing

with our traditional Japanese white rice bags

Customized original Japanese gift bag

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NOTE before ordering this gift bag:

  • This offer includes a special individual packing, for your ordered item
  • Please kindly inform us about the exact products to be packed, in case multiple items are involved in one order
  • Suitable to pack product & products with global volume up to around 320 x 180 x 75mm
  • Cannot be ordered independently without other product

Packing Details:

  • white rice bag, Japan model 3kg
  • closed up and tied manually by our team, with white wraping strings

 

Japan-Best is first and foremost a story about Japanese craftsmen with the influence of contemporary design.

We are inspired by the timeless beauty of traditional Japanese craftsmanship, and their ability to adapt to modern demands. The more brands we meet, the more passionate we become about the stories behind each product; the skills of the craftsmen, or the long tradition of an object left unchanged for generations yet somehow remaining contemporary.

Japan-Best is a collection of Japanese brands, which we have selected for the originality of their design, the quality of their production, the fact that their production is “Made in Japan”, and the long history that they maintain, quite often for several generations.

OUR STORE IN PARIS:

Bows & Arrows
17 Rue Notre-Dame-de-Nazareth
75003 Paris, France
Email: info@bows-and-arrows.net
T. +33 9 83 70 76 98

Bows & Arrows is a concept store selling a selection of contemporary Japanese lifestyle brands: 

  • A variety of Stationary brands and accessories chosen for style, quality, functionality, and design
  • Candles, incense, and fragrance for the home or workplace
  • Decorative Items and traditional dolls
  • Bath accessories and design soaps
  • Cosmetics using Japanese ingredients with cleansing, moisturizing, and reparative qualities
  • Tableware brands with items designed and produced by Japanese craftsmen
  • Kitchenware tools and accessories, both traditional and modern
  • Towel and brush collections for a variety of technical uses in the kitchen, home, bath.
  • Knives and scissors from the famed Banshu Hamono district
  • Durable, water resistant washi paper products to carry your belongings
  • Accessories and bags from the cult brand "Porter-Yoshida&Co"
  • Apparel selected for quality, comfort, and durability
  • A selection of Antiques found through Japanese antique dealers
  • A selection of Food that we have researched to find the best quality using natural ingredients
  • A selection of sake, shochu, spirits, and whiskeys
  • Limited edition items exclusively made for Bows & Arrows, only available at the store

To make our selection, we travel to Japan several times per year and draw on the knowledge of our Japanese curator friends. We attend many trade shows to find new products in that are being produced. We also get inspiration from our connections among designers, craftsmen, artists, galleries, and workshops or small factories.

The store exclusively sells: 

  • Japanese brands
  • Products made by skilled craftsmen
  • Contemporary and good-design products
  • Products that everyone can enjoy and use in their daily life

The store receives new items from Japan, always changing, always bringing new surprises, and/or inviting new artists and craftsmen for special events.

Bows & Arrows also organizes events where customers can experience Japanese culture such as Ikebana flower arrangements, tea ceremony or Japanese gift wrapping, screenings, music nights, calligraphy, and a variety of other Japanese traditional crafts.

Bows & Arrows is the retail branch of the « Japan- Best » distribution company based in Paris, dealing with the international wholesale distribution of a variety of Japanese brands.