Living with flowers
Japanese floral arrangement, also called ikebana, is an ancient Japanese tradition.
The purpose of this art was to invite the Shinto deities to possess the floral composition, so they could attend religious ceremonies.
Ikebana was established as a flower arrangement technique from the late 16th century. In the late 19th century, it became a Japanese representative art, attracting the attention of people living outside of the archipelago.
Easy to use, safe and beginner-friendly, start your own ikebana journey with TOMO Ikebana tools. Create your own bouquets with your favorite seasonal flowers and colors, and bring a delicate touch to your home. With TOMO ikebana tools, you can effortlessly make unique creations and protect your flowers for as long as possible.
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Create your own floral arrangements according to your tastes
・Enjoy your floral arrangements, no matter what bowl, vase or other container you want to use with TOMO Ikebana keeper.
Start by preparing a vase. Adjust the shape of the tool and place it in the vase to stabilize it. Finally, insert the stems of the flowers into the vase.
Unlike kenzan, these tools are not sharp. Children can also have fun creating their own bouquet.
・Protect and keep effortlessly your fresh bouquet design with TOMO Bouquet Keeper.
Made of soft pure tin, this ikebana tool is easy to wrap around the stems and can be adjusted according to the volume of your bouquet.
You can beautifully display your flower by placing them in a vase as they are, and the tin's antibacterial effect will help the flowers last longer.
What is tin?
Tin, like gold and silver, has been used since ancient times. It is still used in many countries for luxury household items such as sake cups. This material was imported to Japan from China in the 8th century.
Tin has a unique luster and a unique feel, and does not rust in air or water. It is also known for its antibacterial effect due to its high metal ion content. Tin has an antibacterial effect, resulting from its high ion content, which helps water to stay clean for a long time.
TOMO ikebana tools are 100% made of pure tin, with no other metals mixed in. They are produced in Toyama Prefecture, where tin products are protected and handed down as a traditional craft.
How to use TOMO Ikebana tools
Fold the keeper as you wish, place it in a vase with water, and use it as a kenzan.
Fold the keeper to wrap the stems of your bouquet, and place it in a vase filled with water.
Wash with a neutral kitchen detergent and a soft sponge. If it becomes dirty or dull, polish it with baking soda.
- Due to its low melting point, keep your ikebana tools away from thermal equipment or any other heat source. The product may melt and cause fire or burns.
- Do not use in a dishwasher or dryer.
- Do not scrub your ikebana tool with a hard brush, or may scratch or break the product.
- Do not store in a refrigerator or freezer. Long exposure to low temperatures can cause tin deterioration.