Cherry wood is highly sought after in Japan for its fine bark with its natural, delicate and infinitely varied patterns.
Cherry bark is stripped from
the trees after the rainy season, to a height of at least ten
metres, in the region near Kakunodate in Japan. The bark is left to
dry for a year, then is carefully hand polished using the blade of
a knife. Each craftsman has his own knives, using different ones
according to the object being made. The natural patterns of the
wood and the hand crafting makes each piece unique.
This cherry bark tray makes
an ideal accessory on which to display your Japanese cups and
Dimensions: 20 x 29 cm
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