Hasami Glazed Porcelain Stoneware Stacking Cup

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Hasami Glazed Porcelain Stoneware Stacking Cup

Microwave Safe

Dishwasher Safe 

Hasami porcelain is from the historical town of Hasami in the Nagasaki prefecture of Japan and is made of a proprietary mixture of crushed stone from Amakusa traditionally used in this region for over 400 years. 

 

Due to the organic nature of making this type of porcelain ware, color unevenness or sometimes “staining” is normal and is caused by the uncontrollable chemical reaction between the glaze and raw materials during the extreme firing process.

These changes in color and texture is not considered second quality nor defective within the Hasami craftsmen community.

Each piece is one-of-a-kind and what gives its character