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Round Rays Tray

Wood & Bamboo
Craft Company
Mori Kougei
Tokushima Prefecture
Φ280 x H22mm
White sycamore, Indigo dye

Holding the beauty of nature in your hand

These veneers, or tsuki-ita, paper-thin pieces of wood, are painstakingly pasted together piece by piece by master craftsman. The indigo-dyed grain of the wood glows with light like a dazzling sky or a shimmering sea, giving us the joy of holding the beauty of nature in our hands.