Tayama Studio

タヤマスタジオ
タヤマスタジオ株式会社
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.

南部鐵瓶

Nambu Ironware

History

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.

Mizore Arare
Mizore Arare
Mizore Arare
Mizore Arare
Mizore Arare
Mizore Arare
Mizore Arare
Mizore Arare

Mizore Arare

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Featuring a modern update to Nambu Ironware's classic dotted pattern

The dotted pattern on this kettle is traditional - except in one aspect. Rather than a uniform rows of dots, the Mizore Arare's dotted pattern is impressed at random, much like the falling of sleet (mizore) and hail (arare) from which it takes its name. The result is beautifully contemporary. 

Studio: Tayama Studio

Origin: Morioka, Iwate Prefecture

Dimensions: 23cm h x 14cm diam

Weight: 1.1 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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