Based in Gifu Prefecture, Nature Ave works with local artisans to create their goods with beauty and utility. These artisans focus on a sleek, modern look for their cookware and tableware.
With the soft aroma of tea and gentle candle light, this Cha-Koro is sure to bring relaxation to any space.
Green tea has a special spot in Japanese people’s heart. It’s something so familiar to us for centuries, and we feel relaxed not only by drinking green tea, but also from its aroma. By setting some green tea leaves on the top tray and heating with a candle from inside, it brings relaxation with the soft aroma of green tea. If you use this Cha-Koro in a dark room, gentle candlelight coming through its body even enhances a nice ambience.
For any occasion, at any time of the day, you can enjoy the relaxing green tea aroma of Cha-Koro. When having guests over, the aroma of Cha-Koro would certainly make your home feel warm and welcoming. Besides relaxation, aroma of green tea is also known for its deodorant effect. So, this Cha-Koro can help making a room smell clean.
Hand-Crafted by a Historic Artisan and Enjoy with Fragrant Tea Leaves from Gifu
Made by historic artisan potter, Kakuyama-Yo, this Cha-Koro comes with high-quality Mino Shirakawa green tea leaves (good for 3 - 4 uses) and a tea light candle. This blend of tea leaves from Higashi Shirakawa Village was made exclusively for this tea incense burner and has a sublime fragrance.
You can also use other green teas, genmai-cha (brown rice tea), black tea, or other types of dry tea leaves.
Cha-Koro in available in two colors: Kohiki (white) and Sabi (black). Please find the basic usage instructions under Usage and Care on the Details tab.
Size: 4” x 4” x 4.25” high (10 cm x 10 cm x 11 cm high)
Weight: 1 lb 6 oz (725 g) including the candle stand
Producer: Nature Ave. (SALIU brand) Origin: Japan Included in the package: Ceramic Cha-Koro stand (body), direct-heat safe ceramic tray for tea leaves, 20g Mino Shirakawa tea leaves for 4 uses, tea light (x1) and English instruction sheet.
Usage and Care
How to Enjoy Cha-Koro
Set 1 - 2 teaspoons of green tea leaves (or your choice of other tea leaves) on the top plate.
Light the small (tea light) candle and carefully place inside the ceramic lower body directly below the top plate.
Check the leaves periodically for browning. Once browned completely, remove the candle from the ceramic body and extinguish.
Do not leave unattended.
Do not place stand on uneven surfaces.
Keep away from drafts or winds.
Keep away from flammable items.
Do not use in unventilated rooms.
Handle with care after use as the ceramic will be hot.
Keep away from small children and pets.
Do no expose the product to sudden changes in temperature.
This product is only intended for use with leaves - do not use with oils.
The packaged green tea leaves are not intended for preparing drinks.
To clean the product, use a damp towel to wipe.
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