Saturday, June 14, 2014

Japanese Cypress Hinoki Wood Mugs

More of the beautiful wood mugs made from Hinoki or Japanese cypress have been restocked after the last stock arrived and all went in 2 days last week. The Hinoki mugs are arefully handcrafted by Mr Shibata in Yamanashi prefecture using 100%-FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified scrap wood harvested locally in Yamanashi, Japan.

Hinoki or Japanese Cypress is one of Japan's most prized woods which grows only in Japan and a part of Taiwan, it is prized for its beautiful grain, fragrance and smooth texture.

Finished with food-safe polyurethane coating (x more than 10 layers) and it can be used for both hot and cold drinks. Coffee or tea will not stain.

Take a look at more images on the product page here, or see the whole woodenware series by the same maker.

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