Since the 1790s, and over seven generations, Kazariya-Ryo have worked as craftsmen of metallic ornaments in Kyoto. Within their metalcraft workshop, Kazariya-Ryo currently produce a range of items, such as tea sets and incense tools, using various metals of gold, silver, and copper. In 1900, the precise technology of 4th generation Takezuro became well-renowned both in Japan and overseas which led them to be given the name of “Chikuei-Do Eisin” by the Prince of Arisugawa-no-miya, a member of the Imperial Family of Japan. Since then, the name Chikuei-Do Eisin has lasted throughout the generations of Kazariya-Ryo through to the current seventh generation, Chikuei-Do Kaei.
It’s a state of the natural translation to “IBUSHI-GIN”(oxidized silver) and is normally considered to be a favorable change peculiar to silver.
The darkening adds nuances to silver products and each item offers a unique experience of having silver.
While appreciating the silver shining, if you will enjoy the nuances added by darkening as well, it will surely bring you more pleasure of having silver.
Enjoy the combination of shining and nuances added over time.
Look after silver products
For keeping silver products in a good condition:
・Prepare dissolve granular sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) and a piece of cotton or soft cloth wetted with warm water.
・Wipe silver products with it. Wash out with water and dry with towel.
Note: Don’t polish coloured parts and other ornaments.
Also, items to maintain silver products including the cloth. We hope you enjoy our products for many years to come.