Guinomi is a drinking vessel large enough to hold sake that can be drunk in a few gulps. "Gui" is onomatopoeia for gulping and "nomi" means drinking.
These beautiful guinomi are made in a small seaside town in Kanazawa. The maker adds a little bit of beach sand to his clay, which results in a beautifully rustic texture. Each cup shows a unique glaze pattern that is reminiscent of light in the ocean or starry night sky.
2½” (D) x 2½” (H)
Color and shape of each guinomi may vary slightly
Made in Japan
Who Makes It
Since opening his workshop in 1997, Haruhiko Iwasaki has been creating simple and rustic-looking ceramics that showcase the natural beauty of the clay and glaze.