Heki 碧 is a traditional Japanese color, a strong blue-green, derived from the stone, green jasper. Jasper has been used in jewelry since ancient times and comes in a variety of colors. At first glance, this matcha bowl looks purple, but is a mixture of a variety of colors with blue-green at its base.
See other matcha bowls from Saikai Ceramics' Hakuwan Series
- Volume: 425 ml
- Size: 11.5 cm diameter, 6.5 cm height
- Ceramics tradition: Hasamiyaki
- Kiln: Chojuro
- Material: Porcelain
- Region: Hasami, Nagasaki
- May be used with microwave
- Do not use with dishwasher, nor oven.
- As the piece ages, the glaze may crack and stain -- a process called kannyu.
- There may be slight variations in color, and may not matcha the photo exactly.