Stoneware bowl by Naoki Kanazawa. Shells and Sea is inspired by the beautiful underwater world he witnessed during his visit to the coral seas of his hometown, Amakusa. The design captures the gentle moments of sunlight gently touching the fine sands of the transparent sea, as it dances around the swaying corals and the scattered shells that resemble jewels. Using various glazes, these pieces portray the enchanting shimmer that nature weaves.
Material : Stoneware
Size : 10×8cm
Origin : Japan
Use : Microwave◯/Dishwasher×/Oven×
・This item is handmade, so each piece will be unique and may not look exactly as pictured. We believe slight variations in color and size make them all the more special.
Potter Kanazawa Naoki creates pottery in his hometown of Amakusa Islands. His studio is surrounded by lush green mountains and clear seas, with a scenic landscape that constantly changes with the seasons and daily fluctuations. He captures moments born in this grand nature with his warm and gentle sensibility, expressing them through his enchanting pottery. His studio name “Ayoo" s a local dialect in Amakusa, which people exclaim in moments of joy, sadness, or surprise. It embodies the idea of preserving emotions born from living with nature through the art of pottery.