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 using carefully selected materials.
Handmade in Tsukechi Town in Gifu Prefecture, Coaster for a Tea Cup and Many More
Originally crafted as "chataku" (tea coaster) this coaster can make a beautiful presentation of your tea cups, but it's also versatile and can be used for any drinkware, small tea pot, etc.
Each piece is carefully handmade by craftsmen using locally-grown Yamazakura (Japanese cherry) wood grown in Tsukechi Town in Gifu Prefecture. The chamfered edges give a softness both to the eye and touch. The bottom of the coaster is stylishly angled in a way that's easy to pick up with your hand. The coaster also develops character with use, changing its color to deep amber, which is one of the fun features of this adorable coaster has to offer.
Size: 4" | 10 cm
Weight: 1.75 oz | 50 g
Material: Japanese Cherry Wood (Yamazakura)
Producer: Nature Ave (Saliu brand)
Origin: Gifu, Japan
Usage and Care
Each piece is handmade using natural Japanese Yamazakura trees and is different from one another. Each piece has their own individual characteristics, whether it be different nuances of glaze patterns, certain spots and speckles, marks or bumps, and coloration
To clean, either hand wipe with cloth or hand wash with soft sponge and mild soap
Do not wash in a dishwasher
Thoroughly wipe off all water and fluids and allow to air dry before storing
Do not leave in direct sunlight
Do not soak in water for long periods of time
Usually ships out in-stock items within 3 business days of order.
We use FedEx, USPS Priority Mail, or USPS First Class Mail to ship our products, depending on the size and weight of the package.
Free shipping with purchase of $375 or more! (Within Continental US only. Total purchase amount to qualify excludes free shipping offer items.)
Usually ship out in-stock within 5 business days of order.
We use USPS Priority Mail International for international shipping.
We do not accept any returns for international orders. Any additional charges (including but not limited to import tax, custom fees, VAT, brokerage charge) that might incur after the order lands in the destination country must be borne by the recipient.