Straw Trivet Hirawa (Round)
Beautifully handcrafted trivets woven from rice straw by skilled artisans in Tohoku, northern Japan using traditional techniques combined with contemporary designs.
Hirawa directly translates to "Flat Ring" is a flat and round design. There are three sizes available, Large is great for bigger pots and pans, Medium for pans and tea pots and mini for small tea pots.
For the colour, you can choose from Natural and Black.
Black (Shikoku) is made with special rice Shikoku-mai (directly translates to black-purple rice) which is a rare kind of straw that has much more black-purple organic pigment making the crafted works unique with beautiful colouring.
Straw crafts have been in a part of everyday living in Japan from the ancient time as necessity tools or as decorations and sacred purposes. Rice have always been grown for our essential everyday food and after harvesting rice, straw was used to craft items, and after being used or worshipped rice straw always got returned to soil.
Choose size and colour from pull down list.
*Please expect slight variations in size and colours due to the nature of the handmade products made with natural materials.
[Large] φ18cm / 7" [Medium] φ14cm / 5.55" [Mini] φ10cm / 3.9"
Materials: Rice Straw, Rattan
Made in Miyagi prefecture, Japan