Itome Cast Iron Tea Kettle : Pre-order
- Traditional Japanese Tea Kettles made by craftsman
- Heavy weight and strong tea pot that will last for generations
The “Itome” is a very classic style tea pot. Well made and strong, a tried and proven design that dates back for centuries. This iron kettle is easy to use, and designed to be incorporated into everyday life.
The finishing is done using the traditional technique used in iron kettle making in Japan, unglazed at 800 degrees, covered with an oxide film to prevent rust. This is followed by a lacquered baking finish on the top and a burnt finish of lacquer inside the pot. The bottom of the tea pot is flat, which enhances the heat conductivity that can also be used on an electric stove.
The water that is boiled using a casting kettle is able to remove almost all chlorine from tap water. After boiling, the water will be mild and have no smell. The hot water will have the added merit of iron minerals. You can enjoy tasty hot tea with a hint of healthy iron. The iron of hot water and tannin of tea also have a chemical reaction to make an enjoyable tasty tea.
Place of Origin: Yamagata, Japan
Conditions for PRE-ORDERS:
1) Lead time for this craft lantern model: 30 days starting from the date of the order confirmation
2) Optional payment method / Paypal ONLY: Customer can choose to confirm the order by email at: email@example.com
50% deposit payment at order confirmation and the full balance prior to shipping
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- 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
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- Closed and tied manually by our team, with white wrapping string
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