Hachimantai City, Iwate Prefecture, is where lacquerware has been made since the ancient times as many lacquer trees grow in this region since the Jomon period.
Appi Urushi Studio makes high-quality lacquerware utilizing valuable domestic lacquer, which has only 2% of domestic distribution amount, aiming the revival of the old-fashioned lacquerware culture (craftsman's video).
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We received everything in perfect condition even though we were bit worried as the outer box/package was a bit damaged. Luckily it did not affect the products inside the package.
Appi Urushi Studio products are beautiful. とてもすごいです。They elevate the experience of having a meal and is a pleasure to use them.
The peeler and nail clipper are of good quality and works very well!
Thank you very much for your wonderful customer service and for making the handcrafted products widely available to people worldwide.
F.P. from USA
Thank you very much for the prompt shipment of the Appi lacquer bowls. Getting a package from Shokunin.com always makes me happy and the bowls were just as described on your website. I love shopping on Shokunin.com!
A.N. from Switzerland
This item is usually shipped in 3 business days. If out of stock, we will inform you of the estimated shipping date.
The lovely and smallish-looking Owan #3.8 is a standard product of Appi Urushi Studio, popular with women and children as it is easy to hold even for users with relatively small hands. Since it has more volume than it looks, with stable and handy shape, Owan #3.8 is recommended as your first lacquered bowl. It is a vessel that anyone from adults to children can use. Its shape is also the favorite of the representative of Appi Urushi Studio. Our staffs love it and use it habitually as well.
Size: About Ø117xH72mm
Recommended Capacity: About 180ml
Material: Cherry Birch
Owan #4 is recommended as a simple and handy bowl for everyday use. By using it with fondness, a beautiful luster will come out. Since its size is a bit large, it can be used for pork miso soup, not to mention plenty of miso soup.
Size: About Ø120xH71mm
Recommended Capacity: About 200ml
Material: Cherry Birch
The large owan with larger volume have various usages, and not only could it be used for soba, but could also serve for don and ramen. It is lighter than it looks like, and one could experience the gentleness that lacquer has through its texture and taste. It truly is a luxurious owan.
Size: About Ø150xH90mm Recommended Capacity: About 400ml Material: Horse Chestnut
Price: 12,000 JPY
Appi Urushi Studio
Hachimantaira City, Iwate Prefecture, is where lacquerware has been made since the ancient times as many lacquer trees grow in this region since the Jomon period. Appi Urushi Studio makes high-quality lacquerware utilizing valuable domestic lacquer, which has only 2% of domestic distribution amount, aiming the revival of the old-fashioned lacquerware culture.