Kumiko Trivet KitRegular price $49.00
Our partner, POJ Studios have made the most delightfully fun and rewarding kit.
The Kumiko Trivet Kit introduces the intricate art of latticework called kumiko. This kit includes all the wooden pieces needed to create a trivet in a Uragoma pattern.
Like most kumiko motifs, the Uragoma design is inspired by nature. The Uragoma pattern depicts the opening of a pod of sesame seeds, which was regarded to have high medicinal value when first introduced to Japan in the 6th century, symbolizing a healthy and long life.
The 1,400-year-old craft of kumiko involves the intricate assembly of small pieces of wood without the use of nails or glue to make a delicate geometric patterns. The pieces are held together solely with the pressure that results from calculated and meticulous woodwork.
The outcome is truely a masterpiece, and is a wonderful wall, kitchen or dining table ornament. For your crafty, patient, quiet types. Suits all age groups from Teen up.
- 3x long pieces
- 6 x medium pieces
- 18x small pieces
20cm / 7.8inch
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With our partner, POJ Studio's complimentary master class, it should take around 5 minutes to assemble the trivet, or give it a try without the video for a fun puzzle!
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