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Ceramic Grater – Textured Black

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This grater is one handy little utensil. Made in Japan in a little workshop in Tajimi, it's designed to grate wasabi, ginger and garlic. Its special shape also makes it ideal as a soap dish, yes really!


A few years ago we went to Tajimi in hope that we'd met someone to help us produce ceramics. We got the shinkansen from Tokyo to Nagoya and hired a car and drove out to the mountains. Having no idea what to expect, we visited a few places and picked up some samples. One of those was this grater, which has been a best selling item ever since we brought it home.


Tajimi, Japan
41.0025° N, 113.7305° E

Tajimi is situated on the southern border of Gifu  and Aichi prefectures, the town of Tajimi is best known for being the center of production for Mino-yaki ceramics for the past 10 centuries. The whole place is devoted to shaping and firing distinctive plates, bowls, containers and serving ware.

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