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Aji Stone Doorstop - tortoise general store
Aji Stone Doorstop - tortoise general store
Aji Stone Doorstop - tortoise general store
Aji Stone Doorstop - tortoise general store
Aji Stone Doorstop - tortoise general store

Aji Stone Doorstop

Regular price $92 Unit price  per 

Description:
Designed by the Japanese artist and inventor Eiji Ota, this functional sculpture by AJI PROJECT is a doorstop inspired by the centuries-old tradition of Japanese pickling stones. The doorstop's cylindrical granite base is sourced from the 1,000 year old quarries on the island of Shikoku in Japan and its speckled pattern’s subtle blue hue is polished for a finish that's smooth to the touch. A warm, natural hemp rope knot bisects the stone cylinder. The rope forms a loop at the top that also conveniently serves as a handle, making the object easy to move from place to place. 

Measurement:
2.5'' x 1.5'' ø
8.5'' x 5.2'' ø
4.5lbs 

Variation:
Due to the natural material, each Aji Stone Pickling Doorstop is unique in its speckling and tonality. The stone weight you receive may not be the exact weight shown in the photo.

History: 
Since 2012, AJI PROJECT has crafted contemporary objects out of Aji stone, cut from 1000 year old quarries in the town of Mure located outside the city of Takamatsu of the Kagawa prefecture. Known for its hardness and durability, the stone is also referred to as diamond granite. 

 

 



Materials: 
Granite Aji stone and natural fiber

Care Instructions:
Clean with a damp cloth and wipe dry. Weighing 4.5 lbs, the Aji Stone Pickling Weight/Door Stop is not one size fits all and may not keep heavy doors open. 

 

Returns must be made within 2 weeks in original, unused condition with all packaging for either 1. Store credit for the full amount or 2. Refund - minus a 20% restocking fee.  Tortoise does not cover the cost of return shipping or the cost of re-shipping an exchange, and the cost of shipping for returns and exchanges is the responsibility of the customer.  

 

Aji Stone Doorstop - tortoise general store
Aji Stone Doorstop - tortoise general store
Aji Stone Doorstop - tortoise general store