Tsugaru Ujoyaki Natural Glaze Guinomi [GN-01]
Tsugaru Ujoyaki Natural Glaze Guinomi [GN-01]
Tsugaru Ujoyaki Natural Glaze Guinomi [GN-01]
Tsugaru Ujoyaki Natural Glaze Guinomi [GN-01]
Tsugaru Ujoyaki Natural Glaze Guinomi [GN-01]

Tsugaru Ujoyaki Natural Glaze Guinomi [GN-01]

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Beautifully Imperfect Traditional Japanese Pottery

Enjoy your sake in large gulps thanks to these rustic sake cups called "guinomi". They are slightly larger than the popular "ochoko" sake cup complemented by a natural glaze from layers of melted red-pine ash.

Studio: Tsugaru Ujoyaki
Origin: Kuroishi, Aomori
Dimensions: H52mm × W65mm
Weight: 80g
Materials: Ash glaze

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Tsugaru Ujoyaki pottery exclusively fires its vessels in wood-fired kilns without using chemical glazes.

In order to prevent lingering odors and stains, rinse Tsugaru Ujoyaki tableware with water and wipe down before use. After use, wash with dishwashing detergent, rinse well, and dry thoroughly. Refrain from soaking Tsugaru Ujoyaki items in detergent for long periods of time as well as using bleach with these items.

Tsugaru Ujoyaki

Based in Kuroishi, Aomori Prefecture, Tsugaru Ujoyaki creates hand thrown pottery through ancient traditional methods. Free from glaze chemicals, these rustic vessels boast a unique glaze that forms naturally during the wood-firing process. Enjoy a natural beauty that complements both rustic and modern interiors.


Colored by Nature

A unique natural glaze is brought to life as red-pine ash falls and melts onto vessels like snow.

今井 理桂
Rikei Imai

Founder of Tsugaru Ujoyaki, this passionate potter has made it his life's work to create timeless vessels that can compete with those from the Heian and Kamakura periods that inspire him. Determined to create his works by hand without relying on molds, Rikei Imai also hand crafts his pottery tools and kilns, resulting in truly one-of-a-kind pieces of art.

Guiness World Record

The World’s Longest Climbing Kiln

The world’s first 103 meter-long climbing kiln completed in 2019
by Mr. Imai himself.

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