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Nousaku - Hammered Tin Tumbler (DIY Kit)


Nousaku

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Vendor: Nousaku

About Products

100% pure Nousaku tin is characterized by its soft luster and bendability.

You can make only one tumbler in the world by hitting the metal with a hammer to create your own pattern.
You can enjoy it at home with your family and friends, and it is a perfect set for gifts.

About Nousaku

Established in 1916, Nousaku is known as one of the top silverware manufacturing companies in Japan. They are based in Takaoka-city (Toyama Prefecture), which has thrived with copper production for 400 years.

Their products range from Buddhist ritual objects, Japanese tea ceremony utensils, interior goods to medical instruments. Most of all, their 100% pure tin drinkware and tableware are not only aesthetically pleasing, but have functionally significant value in use.

 

100% Pure Tin - high thermal conductivity and antibacterial effect

Nousaku utilises 100% pure tin in every piece of their tableware items. Tin is the most expensive metal after gold and silver, can be bendable and most suited for serving cold food and drinks. This is because tin chills so quickly in a refrigerator that it makes your drink, entree and dessert more enjoyable. Tin is also highly antibacterial and said to remove bitterness from sake as well as other beverages, resulting in milder taste.

 

Care guide for 100% tin tableware - how to prevent discolouration

  • Do not put in a dishwasher, please ensure to hand wash with a soft sponge and liquid detergent.
  • Do not keep in a refrigerator for a long time, it will chill in a few minutes.
  • Do not scratch a tin plate with a knife