Faceted sake cups with a unique design of Sakurajima

The gently curved shape of this sake cup gives it an elegant impression. The luxurious cutting that extends all the way to the bottom of the glass is so beautiful that you can't help but admire it. It is also stylish when used as a small bowl for serving a single dish. This item is easy to match with both Japanese and Western-style table coordination, and adds a touch of glamour to any occasion.

Satsuma faceted sake cup, said to be a phantom of faceted glass

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Satsuma faceted sake cup, said to be a phantom of faceted glass

Satsuma faceting was produced in the Satsuma Domain (present-day Kagoshima Prefecture) at the end of the Edo period and was called "phantom faceting" because it was produced for only about 20 years. The technique of Satsuma faceting once ceased to exist, but it was restored about 100 years later, and the technique has been handed down to the present as a traditional craft.

Sake cups are one of the easiest items of tableware to incorporate into daily life. We recommend that you welcome sake cups, a traditional handicraft, as a special tableware item.

Satsuma faceted sake cup with a design resembling Sakurajima and a chic black color

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Designed to look like Sakurajima and chic black color

​​Satsuma faceted glass is made by covering the surface of transparent crystal glass with colored glass at least 1 mm thick, cutting it deeply, and polishing it. The "blur" created by this process is the most distinctive feature of Satsuma faceted glass.

The chic black color is used for this glass. Satsuma Bidoro Kogei, the company that produces these sake cups, succeeded in producing the industry's first black color in 2006.

The face-down state features the motif of Sakurajima, the symbol of Kagoshima, and its gently curved shape is also elegant. Even the bottom of the glass is lavishly cut, making it so beautiful that it is hard not to admire.

Satsuma faceted sake cups with a modern design that stylishly decorates the table

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Modern design stylishly decorates the table.

This sake cup is a traditional craft with delicate techniques, yet it is very modern and stylish. Just by adding it to your table setting, it will add a splash of color to your table.

It is also good to use for special occasions, when you want to enjoy a meal or a drink at a leisurely pace, or for those precious moments spent with your loved ones. We also recommend using it when entertaining guests.

At first glance, it may seem difficult to coordinate tables, but it is easy to match with both Japanese and Western tableware and is a powerful ally that adds a touch of glamour to any occasion.

Solid thickness and good capacity

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Solid thickness and good capacity

Sake cups are drinking vessels made for drinking sake. You can feel the taste of the sake straight away when drinking sake from a glass sake cup, compared to a tin or ceramic sake cup.

This sake cup measures approximately 7.5 cm in diameter and 4.3 cm in height, weighing approximately 120 g. It has a firm thickness characteristic of Satsuma faceted glass toward the bottom. The capacity is 80ml, a little larger than a choko, a size often seen in common sake cups.

It is not only a great way to drink sake, but also stylish when used as a small bowl for serving a single dish.

Satsuma faceted glass in a series of three colors, and we recommend having different colors.


We recommend matching them in different colors! Series products are available in 3 colors

The Sakurajima Sake Cup by Satsuma Kiriko is available in three different colors. In addition to the chic black, there is a brown that gives a gentle impression, and a red that gives a sense of depth and splendor. Each has its own unique beauty.

Those who want to enjoy a relaxing evening at home with family and friends are recommended to have different colors.

Prestigious crafts are recommended as gifts for your loved ones.

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Prestigious crafts are recommended as gifts for your loved ones.

Satsuma Kiriko sake cups arrive in a paulownia wood box. The package is full of a sense of luxury, making it a perfect gift for a superior person or a special gift. Furthermore, since sake cups are used in Shinto rituals and weddings, they are also suitable for various celebrations as they give a strong congratulatory impression. The sake cups are easy to coordinate with tableware, and they are sure to please those who love to cook or are particular about tableware.

BECOS offers many original wrapping designs using Japanese paper, furoshiki, and other uniquely Japanese materials. If you are unable to hand-deliver the gift in person, we also offer the service of typing the text you wish to convey on a message card. We hope you will make this a thoughtful gift, picturing the smile on the recipient's face when he or she holds it in their hands.

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