Tayama Studio

Tayama Studio

Based in Iwate Prefecture and under the guidance of Kazuyasu Tayama, a nationally designated Contemporary Master Craftsman, Tayama Studio is highly unique in its remarkable effort to make 400-year old Nambu Ironware tradition more sustainable and fit for the contemporary lifestyle. Without compromising craftsmanship, CEO Takahiro Tayama seeks to communicate directly to users via variety of means, also employing younger craftsman.


Nambu Ironware


Nambu Ironware originated in mid-17th century, during the time the Nambu clan built Morioka Castle in Morioka. To form a castle town, the lord invited many casters to produce weapons, items related to Buddhism, bells, and everyday tools. Later on, craftsmen for iron kettles were also invited from Kyoto to produce iron kettles using charcoal and iron sand, both of which were abundant in Iwate Prefecture, marking the beginning of Nambu Ironware.

Sakura Fubuki
Sakura Fubuki
Sakura Fubuki
Sakura Fubuki
Sakura Fubuki
Sakura Fubuki
Sakura Fubuki

Sakura Fubuki

Regular price¥128,000
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A delicate flurry of falling cherry blossoms impressed in Nambu Ironware 

From the cherry blossom bud on its lid, to its pattern of cascading petals, Japan's fleeting sakura season is captured beautifully in this carefully-crafted Nambu Ironware kettle. 

This kettle was developed in collaboration with the non-profit organization Sakura Line 311, which plants cherry trees in Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, an area damaged by the Great East Japan Earthquake and resulting tsunami. A portion of the proceeds from Sakura Fubuki kettles will be donated to Sakura Line 311 and their tree planting activities. 

Studio: Tayama Studio

Origin: Morioka, Iwate Prefecture

Dimensions: 25cm h x 14 cm diam

Weight: 1.2 kg

Materials: Cast Iron

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Your iron kettle is meant to be used only for boiling water over a direct heat source. Please don’t use it for anything else.

You can use your kettle over gas or induction stovetops.

Nambu Iron Kettles are renowned for their durability. Parents pass them onto their children, who pass them onto their grandchildren. Oshinsha will enclose a detailed guide on how to keep your kettle in the best condition to use for a long time.

The lacquer used for the coating has been applied using a process called yakitsuke and is therefore completely dry. Although we have never seen any cases of skin irritation from this lacquer coating, we would advise people who have had irritation from lacquer in the past to avoid using this product.

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