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Uchiwa Fan - tortoise general store
Uchiwa Fan - tortoise general store
Uchiwa Fan - tortoise general store
Uchiwa Fan - tortoise general store
Uchiwa Fan - tortoise general store

Uchiwa Fan

Regular price $44 Unit price  per 

Description:
Use as a way to cool yourself or family members off in the summer heat, or as an important kitchen tool to cool down rice or hot items off the grill. Each fan is handmade with local Kumamoto bamboo, washi paper, and fermented persimmon dye. The persimmon dye coat helps repel bugs and make the paper very long lasting. 

Measurements:
15" x 9"

History: 

Made by Kurikawa Shoten located in Yamashika, Kumamoto. Kurikawa Shoten has been producing fans since1889. 

Materials:
Kumamoto bamboo, washi paper, fermented persimmon dye

Variation: 
There may be slight variation among the wood grain of each fan. 

Care Instructions:
Keep dry 

 

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.  

 

Uchiwa Fan - tortoise general store
Uchiwa Fan - tortoise general store
Uchiwa Fan - tortoise general store