Shinemon Mug Cup Aizome-suteki A 藍染水滴
¥ 11,232 Tax include
Item code： AR01C_002
The glitter is increased by adding a drop of indigo water glaze in the crystallization process, which is performed after the pottery is fired. The small crystals, which gives the impression of a drop of water, creates a delicate sparkling world. The big crystals are blooming brilliantly like flower petals. Among the other things, these crystals are one of the most well-known features of Shinemon.
*The nuances and the photographs may differ because everything just came out from the kiln
Mr. Kusuo Baba from Shinemon Kiln is a ceramic artisan representative in Japan for yohen echnique. He tells us that in yohen technique, ingredients added into clay and glaze develop a chemical eaction during firing. This phenomenon creates a peculiar color and crystallization. This natural beauty can be also compared also to the mystery of the universe.
Shinemon Kiln, won in 2012 a special prize at Japanese Art Exhibition (Fine Arts Exhibition), arts and crafts division, which is the greatest art exhibition in Japan. This was a brilliant achievement, because it is considered to be the prize which offers the greatest authority and honor in ceramic art world.