Using the traditional iron casting techniques of the region passed down for generations, Rikucho Ogasawara produced a range a creations, that always reflected a very modern sensibility. Iron kettles have many benefits. Their excellent heat distribution and retention properties, keep boiled water hotter for longer. Iron from the pot released in the water can be appreciated as a dietery source of iron as well as improving the flavor of the water. Cast Iron also ages beautifully and will last for over 100 years with care.
Designed by Rikuchou Ogasawara
Until his passing in 2012, ironware craftsman Rikuchou Ogasawara worked for over 60 years designing and producing a range of household accessories at his workshop in Iwate Prefecture.