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Wine glasses made from Kuro-kaki (NSWKG-001)

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This Wine glasses is made from truly rare Kuro-kaki (black persimmon) with beautiful black- and white-colored natural designs.
Kuro-kaki need to be dried up under open air for many years to be ready used as material for wooden artifacts. It is extremely difficult to handle this wood since white and black part has different shrinkage factors, that may often result in cracking during the drying process.
Before processing into Wine glasses, craftsmen have to shave the thin surface of Kuro-kaki little by little and dry it out. He repeat this process 4 to 5 times to form the Wine glasses.
This product has simple but very beautiful natural patterns in bold black lines, which looks like true brush writing, that is very specific to Kurokaki products. Natural wood design and the black and white color contrast produces premium feel with deep and pleasant resonance.
Each wine glass is carefully shaved and polished to the rim by a traditional craftsman. This premium item is truly an artwork completed by his long years of experience and extraordinary skills.*Please check in the photo image.
The shape is precisely checked by his fingers to make sure its intensity and all the thickness should be totally equal and as thin as possible. You will be able to feel the obsession of certified traditional craftsmen.
*For finishing, urethan coating is applied on the surface. It has passed the Food Sanitation Act in Japan.The coating is not harm at all so it is totally safe to be used for beverage container.
Why not enjoy with this wooden glass not only for wine, but also for juice, Shochu spirit, Japanese Sake, coffee and green tea, even in hot or cold.
This wooden cup has good heat resistance, insulating function, and retain the hot/cold temperature for a long time. So no sweating will appear.
Different from glass-made cup, this wooden cup has warm texture and smooth touch to your lip, so that you will be able to enjoy the drink with your five senses.
We sell only 5 cups for now (3 Regular size and 2 Slim size) as each cup is totally handmade, not by mass production.
1sets only item. First Come, First Served!
*Branding iron seal at the bottom to prove the work of Mr. Takashi NISHIKAWA.
Size/Hight 120mm × Diameter about 63mm
Contained in a plastic box.
Actual shipping cost shall be coved by the customer.
●Precautions for Use
  • Please do not use in microwave.
  • Do not use dishwasher and dryer.
  • Use a soft sponge and mild dish detergent for cleaning.
  • Do not use sponges with abrasives or scrubber.
  • After washing, please use cotton cloth to dry the cup.
  • Do not use bleaching agent.
  • Please handle the cup with the utmost care. Strong impact may result in cracking or chipping of the cup.
Product NamePriceQuantityStock
Wine glasses made from Kuro-kakiWine glasses made from Kuro-kaki
12,800JPYSold OutUnavailable
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  2. Order by E-mail
    Please E-mail us your name, address, product(s), and payment method.
    E-mail address : customer@kurokigoishi.co.jp
  3. Order by phone
    Tel : +81-(0)982-54-2531

Payment Method

  1. Payment by credit card
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    * We do not accept installment payments for overseas customers. Thank you for your kind understanding.
  2. UnionPay Online Payment
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  4. Bank transfer
    Bank information Swift code is FKBKJPJT.
    Fukuoka Bank, Miyazaki Branch, Ordinary Account, #413084 Kurokigoishiten Co., Ltd.
    Our bank account name is Kurokigoishiten Co., Ltd.
    * Handling charge shall be covered by the customer.

Shipping Method

  1. Domestic shipping: Sagawa Express
    Shipping charge 1,000 JPY all over Japan (fixed rate)
    For those customers who purchase over 20,000JPY/order, we would like to cover the shipping charge.
    * Extra charge for cash on delivery will be added.
  2. Overseas shipping : Express Mail Service (EMS), Air Mail (Air), Surface Air Lifted (SAL), Surface (Sea)
    Shipping charge Actual expense
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    * We will not be able to deliver our products to some countries and regions. When you cannot find your shipping charge on our site, please directly contact us.
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    Note for the Packing Cost
    The overseas shipping charge is to be calculated based on the total weight of your order. Please kindly understand we will add 38% of the total weight for this calculation, which includes packing cost, insurance fee, and handling charge for overseas shipping service. Thank you.

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Important Notice (For within Japan shipment)

  • For the domestic shipment, please specify the delivery date desired, 4 days or later from the ordering date.
  • Please kindly understand that all the orders received after 1pm on Friday through Sunday shall be handled on Monday. We will ship your order within 1 to 3 business days. We will inform you immediately if the shipping might be delayed for some reasons.

Important Notice (For overseas shipment)

  • When we ship our products to overseas, we are required to write the price of each product on the shipping slip. So please kindly understand that the recipient may know the price of the gift.
  • We are also required to enclose packing slip inside the packaging. Please kindly understand that the recipient may see the price of each product. Thank you.
  • Please kindly understand that all the orders received after 1pm on Friday through Sunday shall be handled on Monday. We will ship your order within 1 to 3 business days. We will inform you immediately if the shipping might be delayed for some reasons.
  • If your shipping address is outside of Japan, you will have to pay a custom fee.
    Unfortunately, we are unable to answer how much the custom fee will be. Please contact the custom office in your country for more information. Thank you very much for your understanding.

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In the event that we cannot ship your order by the method you requested (For overseas only).

  • In rare cases, we are unable to ship an order by the method requested, depending on the country/region, weight/size limitations and other reasons. We will e-mail you immediately and inform you of an alternative shipping method and cost. We will refund you the balance if required. If it costs more, we will cover the excess charges.
  • In some cases, we need to dispatch in two or more shipments depending on the number and size of your orders. In such cases, our company will cover any additional shipping costs.

In the event that we cannot accept your order (For overseas only).

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Returns or Exchange

Please E-mail us when you wish to return or exchange the product.
E-mail : customer@kurokigoishi.co.jp

We would like to exchange the defective product immediately. Please return the product at customer expense. We will refund you the shipping charge after we confirm the defect.
If same product is not available or the products is a limited edition, we will refund you both product and shipping charge after we confirm the defect.