Japanese Makai Bowl
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In Okinawa, "Makai" is a type of tableware traditionally used for soba and rice bowl dishes. There are 4 different designs to choose from:
①Fish: A traditional Okinawan fish pattern, signifying prosperity and happiness.
②Whale Shark: A whale shark, the village fish of Yomitan, sits in the center of the plate. Hibiscus decorates the borders in typical Okinawan fashion.
③Sea Turtle: A sea turtle lies in the center of the dish, visiting the village of Yomitan to lay its eggs. Hibiscus decorates the borders in typical Okinawan fashion.
④Shell Ginger: The center of the plant, known as sannin in Okinawa, has long been a crucial part of people's lives. It’s used as a medicinal herb to ward off evil spirits and to wrap rice cakes and jushi (Okinawan style seasoned rice).
- Diameter: 185cm
- Depth: 6.5cm
※ Fish is the only design painted also on the outside.
1) Yachimun products are all lovingly hand-made, ensuring only the highest quality products are on offer. There may be slight differences in pattern, shape, and color, and products appear slightly different from how they are listed on our website.
2) Listed items are also being sold in the Yomitan Village and may be out of stock at the time of purchase. In cases where products are unavailable, orders may be canceled and refunded.
- Microwave oven→ Usable
- Oven → Unusable
- Dishwasher → Usable, but not recommended