Origin: Takaoka, Japan
Founders: Mr. Nousaku
Overview: Nousaku was founded in 1916 in the industrial city of Takaoka city. This area is well renowned for its superb brass and metal products as well as its craftsmanship dating back to the early 1600s AD. Takaoka still remains the hub of many highly skilled artisans and designers who continue to develop a wide range of metal products in the traditional Tokugawa-era metalsmith style. Since it was founded, Nousaku has designed and developed a variety of interiors products using traditional Japanese melting and casting techniques passed down from the regions four-hundred-year history. It is one of the top traditional crafts brands in Japan and we are delighted to stock Nousaku’s exquisite range of brass and tin incense stands.