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SHOTOKU Pair of 2 Usuhari Tumbler 250ml (with wooden box)

€89,00 EUR

These remarkable thin drinking glasses called "Usuhari" are each carefully hand crafted by master craftsmen. They are born from the same techniques as making light bulbs.

The feel of it in your hands, the sound the ice makes when it swirls in the cup and how fine the rim is are all exquisite and unique to this glass alone.
This series appears to be extremely delicate but it can be handled with the usual care as other glassware. So experience and enjoy this fine and exquisite glass for yourself.

How to use
- A neutral detergent is recommended to be used before using first time and after. A sponge with abrading agent, metallic scrubbing brush or cleanser may cause a damage to glass.
- Washing inside of a glass by force or twisting is dangerous. It is recommended to use the sponge with a handle.
- An abrupt change in temperature may cause a break of glass. Don't pour a hot beverage into a glass, and Don't pour a cold beverage while the glass is hot and Don't put the hot glass on a wet place.
- Scratches or collisions may be weaken the glass. Please keep away from cutlery or hard objects.
- Do not stack each glasses it may cause a damage and it may fix each other. Do not stack except stackable items.
- Please note, Semi-crystal is, "Not a heat-resistant glass", "Not a tempered glass."
- They're all hand-made, therefore, the shape will be differed one by one, or some small bubbles may be contained. Please be aware that it has nothing to do with a quality.

Size: φ6.5 x H11.6 cm
Volume: 250ml

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.

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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.