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Welcome to Omotenashi

おもてなし Omotenashi (O-mo-te-na-shi) is deep-rooted in Japanese culture, and means to wholeheartedly look after guests.

It is a selfless practice which centres around care for the guest, not the expectation of receiving something in return. Hospitality and care are provided from the heart, unhidden and unprotected, a deeply respected practice. These ceramics embody the three key principles of Omotenashi: empathy, anticipation, and authenticity.

For wholesale inquiries, please reach out to our Australian distributor,
Oceania Trade Link here.

Etegami Yasai

Veggies for all seasons

Etegami (literally “image letter”) is the pairing of calligraphy with bright, freshly coloured illustrations

Our promise

We work closely with our shipping providers to be able to offer free insured shipping on orders over $200. All orders are packed with love and care at our distributor, based in Brisbane.

We have representatives in Japan working closely with our factories, providing a higher level of quality control, consistency, and the latest selections from the wide range of Japanese cultures represented by each ceramic producing region.

Our goods are authentic, Japanese made ceramics, designed and made in Japan from Japanese clay, curated and brought to Australia for you to share with your friends and loved ones.

Don’t sweat the technique

“Ohashi” (Chopsticks) might be intimidating to learn at first, but there are plenty of great resources available online. Remember first and foremost, though, is you’re at the table to enjoy your meal and your guests. Find how chopsticks work for you, and focus on having a good time! If you want to learn more about the unique tablemanners associated with using chopsticks, read our guide below