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Regular price $69.00 NZD
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I am a nostalgic nod to the old-school Japanese bamboo ruler but reimagined in a timeless polished brass. I am a delight to touch, my gentle curve emulates the character of the original bamboo rulers and fits naturally to your hands. My texture will evolve with use and I will become more beautiful the more I am loved.

Precise scales are laser-engraved on my surface and instead of numerals I have markings engraved every 2.5 cm in the traditional style so that the ruler can be used from both ends. I also come in a longer 30cm size ruler.

*This ruler is scaled in centimetres

Fun Fact: Traditional bamboo rulers were once widely used in Japan but fell out of favour over the years as plastic rulers and cheap foreign imports flooded the market. The simple dots called hoshi or 'stars' are a distinct characteristic of the original bamboo scale designs.

Size: 150mm length × 18mm width × 2mm thick

Materials: brass

Producing Regions: By ICHIREI of Marui Techno Co. Ltd. in Tochigi

Why I'm Better

Cohana is committed to connecting the traditional skills and wisdom of Japanese artisans handed down over many years to future generations and to revitalise these industries and production areas. Many of the techniques used to make their tools have been given the certification of Traditional Crafts by the Japanese Government.

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