Real bamboo ballpoint pen

This ballpoint pen is made with bamboo and it is handcrafted in Ooita prefecture. It is not only unique, but it is also practical because it is smooth when you write with it. It is perfect for gifts. It can be purchased only at my store in Tokyo! Only 540yen+tax Advertisements

Kimono small bags

Atelier Rei is based in Machida city of Tokyo and she has been creating small bags etc with old or vintage kimono. She has been making these small bags called Kinchaku (巾着)and they come in three defferent sizes. They are all reversible, so when one side gets dirty, you can use another side by taking…

水月 Suigetsu series

This beautiful 水月 (Suigetsu) series is created by Ms. Motoko Yagi, young talented glassblowing craftswoman and her work has been very popular attracting many people who like stylish tableware. Suigetsu literally means “Water moon” in English describing bright shining moon reflecting on the surface of water at night. The surface of the glass looks like…

Japanese roof tile “kawara” coasters

Kawara means roof tiles in Japan and when you look up many houses in Japan, you will see these kawara laying neatly on the roofs. Good thing about kawara coaster is that it absorbs water, so when cold glass with dripping water from the surface is placed on the kawara coasters, it absorbs water without…

Bamboo shaped wooden cups from Takahashi kougei

Takahashi kougei has now been making simple stylish wooden cups and plates, but these are the ones his father designed and they still make them when they are requested. I’ve known they existed, but I didn’t quite like the design then. It has passed over 8 years since I started selling their products at my…

Tax Free shopping at MA by So Shi Te

We are glad to announce that MA by So Shi Te has joined Tax Free Shop of Japan! You have to bring your passport with you when you purchase tax free and the total amount of the purchase must exceed 5,000yen. We are located only 1min. walk from Ginza line Gaienmae station. The detail map…