[ Cohana ] Flower Push Pins of Oyster Shell

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Push pin with petal-shaped oyster shell head in "Cohana" seriese from Kawaguchi

Flower motifs are cut from oyster shells, which are famous for nurturing pearls.
They are combined with delicate golden pins made in Hiroshima, known for producing fine needles, to make these push pins.
Just push them into a cork board or the wall and they look just like cute little flowers blooming. Although Kawanishi-cho in Nara prefecture is landlocked, it is Japan’s leading producer of mother-of-pearl buttons.
Founded here in 1913, Tomoi continues to meet the diverse needs of the fashion industry with its delicate skills and experience.
In Hiroshima, the production area for needles, Meikodo creates needles and marking pins that pass smoothly through fabric and other special pins.
The polished tips of the needles shine with the skill honed by craftsmen over many years.
The push pins are developed with four traditional Japanese color dyes, white that highlights the shell’s natural brilliance, and all the colors combined in assorted colors.

The shellfish button which features unique brightness of the lustrous luster and rainbow color.
Put delicate golden needles made in motif of the flower which I cut and brought down and production center Hiroshima of the needle together from "a pearl shell" known as the shellfish which raised a pearl and prepared it to a pushpin.
It is loveliness as if a flower totally bloomed when I prick a cork board and the wall.
"The margin" that kept four colors and shellfish same brightness dyed with a tradition color of Japan alive develops it with "the color" that prepared all colors.

"Cohana" brand is high quality handmade tools made by the selective use of regional products and the best craftsmanship.
The brand name "Cohana" is derived from the goddess Konohanasakuya-hime from Japanese mythology.
Konohanasakuya-hime is beautiful like the blooming of cherry tree blossoms, and worshipped
as a goddess of Mt. Fuji, the symbol of Japan, and symbolises prosperity.
Mother-of-pearl buttons with an attractive shiny gloss and unique rainbow-colored sparkle.

[Content] 5 pieces / set

[Product size]
Full length: about 14mm
Shellfish button diameter: about 12mm
Needle foot: about 7mm,
Needle thickness: about 0.6mm

[How to handle]
・Please use it for transparent cutting mat for a cork board, a plasterboard, a wall surface of the thin veneer or the dressmaking.
A burden hangs when I use it for a tree and hard material, and a shellfish button is broken, and a needle compromises, and parts may come.
・When I push it diagonally, and excessive power appears for a needle of the on the small side, a needle may compromise.
・I use the needle by a secular variation, and a hue thickens, and textures increase.
・The shellfish button is uneven in thickness and a curve. Therefore a needle is warped and may seem to be lucky.
・As for the shellfish button, there is individual difference in form and a color, surface feel of a material for natural material. Please enjoy it as a texture.
・Please do not put it in the place becoming the high temperature.
・As stitch is sharp, and it is dangerous, please be careful in loss, the handling of the needle enough.
・Please keep it out of reach of infants.

*As our product is being sold in the actual shop and the online shop in parallel, there is a possibility that it may be sold out. Please kindly cancel the order if this happens.