This mortar is shaped with molder, and other processes such as making grinding and glazing are done by hands.
The shape of Suribachi is slightly different from all-handmade version, but the glaze and grinding performance are exactly the same.
Size : ø 25 cm / H 10.3 cm (ø 9.8 in / H 4.0 in )
Weight : 1,360 g (48 oz.)
Material : Ceramic
Color : Black
Microwave : No / Gas stove : No / Induction Cook Top : No / Oven : No / Dish Washer : No
Producer : Yamatada céramique, inc.
Made in Tajimi city, Gifu Pref., Japan
(all sizes, weights and capacities are approximate)
/// Before first use ///
Grind the empty mortar with your paste and rinse well.
This makes the mortar and the paste match each other. Also it can get rid of extra glaze.
/// Tips for longer use ///
To clean small particles between the lines, fill it with warm water and let it soak for a while.
Then scrub with natural scrubbing brush along with the line, not against. Rinse well, and turn upside down to dry.
・There might be tiny spots which is densely glazed on mortaring area. It has no problem in practical use.
・Though we do our best to accurately depict the items in our shop, please keep in mind that these items are made by hand and by nature and there might be variation in form and glaze.
・Please keep in mind that every computer monitor displays color a bit differently, so what you see on your computer screen could slightly vary from the items you receive.