Kuba Uchiwa

Brand: Yonahamingu
5,500 yen ($35.57 USD)

KUBA Uchiwa ( Palm Fan)

Fan made from Kuba, a palm plant native to Okinawa which has been an integral part of people's lives for centuries. Rich in oil, possessing antibacterial properties, and resistant to decay, Kuba is a versatile material used in various aspects of daily life, from building walls and roofs for homes to crafting fans, wrapping pots for boiling water, and more.

*Due to the use of natural materials, each piece is unique, varying in shape and size (including sections with natural indentations, which are not considered defects).

Yonaha Mingu
The traditional craft of utilizing Kuba from Yonaguni, the westernmost Okinawan island, is embodied in the artisanal products created by Yonaha Mingu. The craft workshop produces and sells artifacts centered around Kuba in an effort to help preserve regions cultural heritage.

    PRODUCT DETAILS

  • Dimensions: L 41cm x W 27cm
  • Weight: 37g
  • Material: Kuba
  • Product No: OKI-2
  • Made in Japan

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