Part of Cohana's limited edition Winter collection; Winter Gold, this cypress pincushion is embroidered in a traditional cloisonné pattern with gold thread. It comes with three wood parquet-headed pins. This masu, or wooden box, is created with delicate craftsmanship. It is made from fragrant Japanese cypress using dovetail joinery to securely hold the shape of the box. The skills of a craftsman have produced a beautiful and functional masu that is the same as sake cups. The fabric on the pincushion embroidered with gold thread in a cloisonné pattern. Japanese masu, wooden measuring boxes, have a 1,300-year history. This skill and culture has been handed down by Ohashi Ryoki in Ogaki, Gifu prefecture. All Cohana products are beautifully packaged and handmade in Japan!
Size: Pincushion: 29mm H x 46mm W x 46mm D Pins: 35mm L x 0.5mm thick Pin Parquet Diameter: 8mm x 3mm thick
Each set of scissors comes in a leather case with a gilt tassel, protected by a cloth wrapping. The cloth can be used as a cleaning cloth for the lacquered handles. With proper maintenance they should last a lifetime.