Nambu ironware (Nambu Tekki)

Nambu ironware is a metalwork produced in Iwate Prefecture, in North Eastern Japan. 

This handcraft originated in the mid 17h Century in Nambu region. The area had abundant iron, which is why it was suitable for the foundry industry to develop. 

The most famous is the iron kettle, which you find in various colors in European countries. It is rust-resistant, well-insulated and long-lasting, which means that you can use it entire life!

There are small versions that are used as tea pots, as well as pots and other kitchenware. 

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