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Hinoki Bath Stool – Medium

$180

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This little stool was crafted from Japanese cypress (hinoki) and is used as a bathing stool at ryokans, onsens and hot springs. Hinoki wood is naturally antibacterial and renowned for its strength and calming woody aroma.

Details

W30 x D18 x H25cm

Naturally antibacterial

Made in Nakatsugawa City, Gifu Prefecture

Hinoki 

Chamaecyparis obtusa (Japanese cypresshinoki cypress or hinoki; Japanese: 檜 or 桧 hinoki) is a species of cypress native to central Japan in East Asia. For centuries Chamaecyparis Obtusa, known as Hinoki has been praised for its countless and precious uses: from building of ancient Japanese temples and shrines to its therapeutic aroma that helps to achieve a peaceful state of mind, sterilization and many other benefits

Story

Hand made in Gifu, Japan these special pieces are all crafted for inns and hotels around the country. Using premium materials, they are designed for both functionality and form.

Origin

Japan
Gifu Prefecture, Japan

Gifu is located approximately in the centre of the country, and therefore has been the site of many historical moments such as battles and trade. Gifu was also once known as the centre for sword-making and is now renown for it's pottery and crafts.

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