Close-up of cast iron monkey hooks: (from left) large, medium, small.
A medium cast iron monkey hook holding a small cast iron monkey hook.
A medium cast iron monkey hook holding a lightbulb vase with a flower.
A map of Japan showing the location of Takaoka where the cast iron monkey hooks are made.

Cast Iron Monkey Hooks

Regular price $ 17.00

These cast iron monkey hooks are traditional Japanese household items that were originally used in flower arrangements to hang vases. 

The monkey hooks come in three sizes, each with their own characteristic features. They can be used individually or be combined to make a longer hook. Practical and endearing, they will add a nice accent to your home.


  • Cast iron
  • Large: 8⅛” long, 5oz; medium: 6” long, 5.2oz; small: 4” long, 1.9oz
  • If they become wet, immediately wipe with a dry cloth to prevent rusting
  • Made in Japan

Who Makes It

Sumitani Saburō Shōten was founded in 1939 in Takaoka, where copper casting has been a major industry over 400 years. Using copper casting techniques, they create a wide variety of household and decorative items using iron, aluminum, tin and brass.