Yosegi zaiku is a traditional wooden craft that creates geometric patterns by combining wooden blocks in different colors.
It is made in Hakone, Kanagawa Prefecture known as the origin of a wide variety of timber. Each product has different patterns, so please note that your box may vary from the one shown in the pictures. Trick box is one of the typical products of yosegi zaiku. It is opened by sliding the parts on the sides in the right order. This product requires 10 steps to open.
Not only using as a "Trick box" to keep important items, you can display it as a beautiful ornament in your room.
As each product is handmade, there may be individual differences.
A number of different types of wood are used in the creation of Yosegi.
White Cornel Mayumi Spindle tree Aohada tree
Black Lignitized Japanese Judas tree
Yellow Bitter wood Mulberry tree Lacquer tree
Brown Styphnolobium Japonicum Japanese hophornbeam
Blue Magnolia obovata
Red Chinese cedar
This is only a part. Other types of wood may be used.
・Weight/ 240 g
・Made in Japan
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