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Bamboo Charcoal - Chikutan Handbag

Bamboo Charcoal - Chikutan Handbag

Chikutan 竹炭, or bamboo charcoal, is charcoal made by traditional process of roasting bamboo in a 1000C degree kiln for a month. The charcoal is then powdered and used in a proprietary dyeing process to create a soft, natural gray hue for the material of this bag.

Product Info

  • Name: Bamboo Charcoal - Chikutan Handbag
  • Size: height 33 cm, width 29 cm (excludes the handle)
  • Material: 100% cotton
  • Origin: Dyed in Kyoto. Made in Japan.

Vendor Info

  • Name: Maeda Senko ("Dye Works")
  • CEO: Junichi Maeda
  • Established: 1961 by Seichi Maeda
  • Location: 168 Saiinshimizuchō, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan

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