This is truly rare and beautiful Kuro Kaki (black persimmon) Go bowls, with a strong contrast of black and white colors.
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.
Kuro Kaki is a difficult material to handle. It should be thinly shaved first and then dried up. This process should be repeated over and over again before processing into Go bowls.
As it is completely dried up and then processed with utmost care, the Go bowl would not deformed for many years, that enable us to enjoy the beauty for so long.
This Go bowl is made from black persimmon that has beautiful design with bold black stripes, which is very specific to Kuro Kaki. This is the only-one product. You will never be able to find the same one. You will be amazed by a distinctive natural contrast of white and black colors.
We have fixed some naturally-formed wood dents. Please see the image.
- Kurokaki (Black Persimmon), Go Bowls For -42 stones, XXL
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