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Potholder,​ Blueberry/Chestnut

JP¥ 1,200   (US$ 10.63)
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Made using linen material with a soft, natural color, cool texture and great moisture absorption and dispersing properties. A blueberry & chestnut 2-tone type - blueberry is used on the easy-to-stain palm side. With a cord which is handy for hanging.
Blueberry is a color dyed using blueberries after they have been squeezed to make juice. It features the characteristic deep blue color of quality blueberries grown on the outskirts of Karuizawa. Chestnut is a color dyed using nut shells received from a long-established chestnut confectionery shop. It features the unique dark color of the nut shell.

During the process of making food, there are food material leftovers - "nokori" in Japanese. "Nokori-zome" is a dyeing method made using this "nokori". It features the characteristic soft natural texture of food.
KURAKIN series items are all "nokori-zome" dyed. They are dyed using the parts of food that we do not out eat, the "nokori". They have gentle, warm colors that blend well into a Japanese-style life. This soft color is made with the thought that it will be a suitable color for a lifestyle fabric accessory, and so all KURAKIN items are "nokori-zome" dyed.

[Nokori-Zome Color]
Nokori-zome items are available in 11 colors. Each manufactured item inherits what is used to dye it - the "nokori" that becomes the dye ingredient.
Due to the natural materials/ingredients, the color may differ slightly due to the season and time of year.

KURAKIN is a lifestyle fabric item brand that uses "nokori-zome" dye. Dyed using the parts of food that we do not eat, the "nokori". They have natural pigment, gentle, warm colors that blend well into a Japanese-style life.
Using original fabric for clothing that has been finely crafted, as well as towel and canvas, which have only a few textile production areas, all of these items are purposefully made with a simple shape so that you can use and cherish them in your life forever.
"Nokori-zome" dyeing and sewing are done in-house to create this finely crafted made-in-Japan item. We would like you to cherish this item with a blessed naturally color brought about by food.
●Materials: 100% linen
●Size: 15 x 29cm
●Weight (g)(item only): 52
●Weight (g)(including packaging materials): 58
●Made in Japan
●Brand Name: KURAKIN
●Handling Precautions:
*Avoid machine washing or taking to the cleaners.
*Add detergent (for linen/canvas items a synthetic detergent,​ for melton/tweed items a neutral detergent) to water below 30℃,​ hand-wash by pressing for approx. 2 minutes.
*Drying: shape item and lay flat.
*Iron if you ae concerned about inner fabric wrinkles.
*Due to the natural materials,​ the color may differ slightly due to the season,​ time of year,​ etc.
*Should there be no stock,​ item manufacture will take place after order placement. Depending on the item,​ delivery may be delayed. Please contact customer service regarding the delivery date.
Item No.  W13232

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