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Kuro Kaki [black persimmon] Go Bowls For -41 stones "Kujaku-moku ( peacock wing-shaped wood grain pattern )"

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Traditional Craftsman Mr. Takashi NISHIKAWA made Kuro Kaki [black persimmon] Go bowls.

This Go bowl has a special design called "Kujaku-moku (peacock wing-shaped wood grain pattern)", made of truly rare Kurokaki (black persimmon) wood.
Please enjoy the bold and complex designs involving clear black lines, that is specific to black persimmon.

"Kujaku-moku (peacock wing-shaped wood grain pattern)" is characterized by beautiful unique grain patterns, that looks like a peacock spreading its wings. This wood grain pattern is very beautiful, but it is hardly found.

This is truly rare and beautiful Kuro Kaki (black persimmon) Go bowls, with a strong contrast of black and white colors.
This outrageous design comes from the clear contrast between natural black and white color.
Natural wood design and the black and white color contrast produces premium feel with deep and pleasant resonance.
Please check the image.

Kuro-kaki need to be dried up under open air for many years to be ready used as material for wooden artifacts.
It is extremely difficult to handle this wood since white and black part has different shrinkage factors, that may often result in cracking during the drying process.
Kuro Kaki is a difficult material to handle. It should be thinly shaved first and then dried up. This process should be repeated over and over again before processing into Go bowls.
As it is completely dried up and then processed with utmost care, the Go bowl would not deformed for many years, that enable us to enjoy the beauty for so long.

  • Traditional Craftsman Mr. Takashi NISHIKAWA made Kuro Kaki [black persimmon] Go bowls
    "Kujaku-moku ( peacock wing-shaped wood grain pattern )"
    Product No. : KGG41-NS-91101
    Conformity Go stone size:size 38 - 41
    A written certificate of his artwork is enclosed in a box.
    A branding iron seal that proves that this is the artwork of Mr. Takashi NISHIKAWA (Registration No. 115).
    (This is a sample image.)
  • Please bear the actual cost for shipping charges outside Japan.
You may find small knots, burrs, rolled-in bark as all these products are made of natural wood materials.
There may be some small flaw or scratch, dent, chipping.

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