"Kobo", in Japanese, means "rays" or "radiance". This elegant all brass coaster is a collaboration between designer Yamazaki Yoshiki and Futagami, one of Japan’s oldest foundries.
It's beautiful, functional, and doesn't stick to any glass thanks to the channels created by the ray patterns. The coaster is heavy, beautiful, and will last a lifetime. A silicone ring on the bottom protects any surface it's set on. Each coaster is packaged individually in a nice paper box.
Dimensions: 4.5” diameter .7” height Material: Brass Maker: Futagami Designer: Yamazaki Yoshiki Handmade in Takoaka, Japan
Founded in 1879, FUTAGAMI is one of Japan's oldest foundries & is located in Takaoka, Japan in 1897.
Brass has long been used in various fields such as metal fittings for architecture, ships, and furniture as it has corrosion resistance property and moderate workability. It has a long history as a material for arts and crafts or Buddhist altar equipment as its texture is gentle with an elegant luster. To clean, wipe the coaster with 5 % citric acid and 95% water, rinse with water, and dry.