KOKORO with Mokume Negoro & Bamboo


„Kinsoku Mitateai“ is the term for a group of urushi lacquer that imitates the surface of metal. Sentoku-Nuri or „tsuki-nuri“ is achieved with brass powder and urushi. Negoro refers to simple and elegant red lacquer objects that were produced during Japan’s medieval period, between the twelfth and seventeenth centuries. Embodying the ancient sense of Japanese beauty, the minimalistic forms of Negoro lacquer ware were primarily made to be functional objects and are void of elaborate decoration. "Mokume" Negoro shows pattern of Wood Grain