Shigaraki ware pottery with a button motif, made by Meizan Gama, a ceramics manufaturer founded in 1622 in Kok, Shiga Prefecture. Shigaraki ware is distinguised by uts earthy charm, which conveys a sense of simplicity and robustness. It’s profoundly fascinating look has a connection with the spirit of “wabi-sabi” (the beauty of natural imperfection), and it has produced countless masterpiece tea utensils.
The skilled craftspeople at Meizan Gama continue to create works with warmth. with the living thing that is the earth firmly within their view. Great care has been put into the application of the glaze and the choice and use of firing methods, so that you can feel the warmth of both the earth and humanity emanate from within these small butoons.
Magnets are inserted in the buttons, allowing you to use these items as smaal pin cushions when you want to give your needles a rest. They can also be used as paperclip holders or decorative magnets, or even enjoyed as interior ornaments or stationery items that add color to your living space.