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とんぼ玉の待針 (45-001) - Cohana Online Store
とんぼ玉の待針 (45-001) - Cohana Online Store
とんぼ玉の待針 (45-001) - Cohana Online Store
とんぼ玉の待針 (45-001) - Cohana Online Store
Tombo-dama Sewing Pins (45-001)
Tombo-dama Sewing Pins (45-001)

Tombo-dama Sewing Pins (45-001)

Regular price¥1,540
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Sewing Pins Made with the Traditional "Tombo-dama" Glass Technique

Story

These exquisite sewing pins feature a tombo-dama glass bead on the head. Tombo-dama beads are a Japanese traditional craft, produced in a variety of colors and unique designs by master craftsmen. Tombo-dama literally means "dragonfly's eye" because these beautiful glass beads resemble the mysterious eyes of dragonflies.

Cohana's Tombo-dama Sewing Pins are made with "millefiori," which means " thousands of flowers'' in Italian. It is a glass rod with a floral pattern inside.The pattern of a Millefiori rod is designed by combining colored glass bars. In the very beginning the rod is short and Thick, but it is heated in a furnace and pulled until a diameter of 3 to 8 mm while still maintaining the cross section's design.

Artisans utilize the manufacturing techniques of Tombo-dama, using millefiori made in-house, carefully welding each piece by hand. Millefiori rods are heated in the flame of a burner, carefully shaped and extruded, then attached to the pin. Pins measure approimately 5mm in diameter at the head and are produced lovingly by hand at Kinari Glassworks in Osaka. Each pin is entirely unique with its own distinct charm, like a flower.

Pins are supple yet durable, and manufactured in Hiroshima, a city with a 300-year history of high-quality needle production. Rigorous quality control ensures unified thickness and length of pins, and their ability to pierce cloth with ease.

Assorted 3-sewing pin set
3 assorted sewing pins. Colors and patterns cannot be assigned. 



Producing Regions

Osaka, Hiroshima

Producer

Tombo-dama glass beads|Kinari Glass/Osaka

Kinari Glass was founded in 1994 in Osaka City as a company providing burner work supplies and materials for Tombo-dama glass beads manufactured in-house. They relocated their factory functions to Tanba Sasayama City in 2000 and developed their original environmentally friendly lead-free glass for crafts.
Each artisan brings out the best in glass and carefully produces each item with care and attention.

Product Size

All measurements are for reference. Please note in advance that the actual dimensions of the product may slightly vary.

Full length 35mm
Tombo-dama bead diameter 5mm
Thickness 0.5mm


Package Size

Width 64mm
Height 80mm
Depth 6mm


Materials

Glass, Nickel plating, Steel


Handling Precautions

  • The needle tip is sharp, so please be careful not to lose or when handling.
  • Please do not use for any purpose other than sewing.
  • Wipe off sweat and grease after use to prevent discoloration and rusting.
  • The glass tops are handmade, so there are individual differences in size and pattern.
  • The glass top of the sewing pin may come off if you pull too strong.
  • Keep out of reach of infants.


Customer Reviews

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Blanca A. (United States)
Awesome!

Your products are wonder, so well made. Thank you.

Thank you very much for your wonderful comment with 5 stars! We hope you enjoy handicraft with Cohana!

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WoEn L. (Taiwan)

とんぼ玉の待針 (45-001)

Thank you very much for your 5-star review! We will share this with the store team to let them know to keep up the amazing work.

匿名 (Japan)
気分が上がる!

たかがまち針だけど、綺麗で可愛くて、この小さな道具に愛が詰まっている気がして、大切に使おうという気になります。

この度はご購入いただきありがとうございます。とんぼ玉は製作者一人ひとりが最大限にガラスの良さを引き出し、想いを込めて一つひとつ丁寧につくり上げています。ぜひ末永くご愛用いただけますと幸いです。

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M.T (Japan)
プレゼントにも最適❗

この度は素敵な商品をありがとうございました。
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