Yosegi Coasters


Yosegi Coasters

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Each coaster is shaved from an intricate assembly of carefully glued sticks with no inks or dyes.
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Origin Japan
Dimensions Large set: 3.75 x 3.75 x .25 Inches
Small set: 3 x 3 x .25 Inches
Material Wood

Make a toast to traditional Japanese craftsmanship with these beautiful wooden coasters. The assorted geometric patterns are created without the use of dyes or inks. The intricate shapes and vibrant colors are achieved through a technique known as Yosegi marquetry. Long sticks of wood are stacked and glued into six-sided logs and each coaster represents a thin cross-section that is carefully shaved from the larger piece. The painstaking process requires hard-won expertise that is vanishingly rare in modern times.

These Yosegi coasters are of the highest possible quality, fashioned by hand by the master craftsmen of the legendary Honma Workshop in Hakone, Japan. The large set includes a variety of 2 coasters, each roughly 3.5" wide. The small set includes a variety of 4 coasters, each roughly 3" wide.

Shipping & Returns

Our products ship through a privately owned climate-controlled warehouse in San Diego, California.

We offer a variety of shipping methods from budget-friendly to price-doesn’t-matter. You can compare estimated costs and transit times once you begin the checkout process and enter your shipping address. Carrier options may vary based on your destination.

We strive to pack and ship all items within 24 hours of each order (Monday through Friday). However, we are a small team so during peak holiday season we kindly ask that you allow 3-5 days for your items to be sent on their way. Every box shipped from Art of Play is expertly packed by actual human beings (you can see their names written on your package slip). Everyone in our warehouse is paid a fair wage and treated with respect.

Return Policy

We will gladly offer a refund or store credit in exchange for any items returned within 30 days of the original order, as long as the items are still sealed in new condition. We cannot accept returns of opened or used items. Return shipping is the responsibility of the customer.


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