Kyo-Kumihimo Tea Caddy – Gold

Artisan - Showen Kumihimo

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This unique tea caddy is made with cotton ‘Kumihimo’, or braided cord. Because of it’s strength and beauty, Kumihimo has traditionally been used by samurai warriors to lace their armour, to bind an ‘Obi’ sash on Kimono, and also as decorative details in many shrines and temples.


This ‘Kyo-kumihimo’, or Kyoto Kumihimo is made by local artisans in Uji, Kyoto and is applied by hand to the tea caddy.


The tea caddy holds approximately 8og of green tea such as Sencha or Gyokuro. It can also be used for coffee, or to store anything you desire. It seals air tight to protect your tea from light and humidity, and to prolong freshness.


Size: 9cm x 7cm


We have 6 colours available


** Please note the silver and gold versions are made of cotton, not silk



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