Tetsubin - Cast Iron Kettles
Original cast iron Japanese kettles for boiling water for tea and coffee. Handmadein the style of nanbu tekki, with an enamel-free interior. Sourced directly from the market leader Iwachu in Morioka, Japan. German laboratory tested.
High-quality tetsubin from Iwachu, the well-known Nanbu Tekki foundry from Iwate. Ironware from Iwachu has cult status in Japan, where the robust cast iron pieces are known for their outstanding quality and thoughtful designs.
A combination of tetsu kyusu and tetsubin, suitable for both boiling water and brewing tea. The interior features an iron-permeable coating to protect against rust.
Fine cast iron tetsubin and coasters by Oigen, a 5th-generation family business from Ōshū, Iwate Prefecture. Oigen has been producing stylish and durable Nanbu Tekki ironware since 1852.
One of the original Nanbu Tekki foundries, Suzuki Morihisa has been creating first-class cast ironware in Morioka since the 17th century, across sixteen generations.
Satetsu Tetsubin 砂鉄
High-end tetsubins made of precious Japanese ironsand. Very resistant to rust, these whistling kettles feature filigree and are perfect for collectors.
Koizumi Nizaemon 小泉仁左衛門
Original Tetsubin von Koizumi Nizaemon der 10. Generation, Begründerfamilie des Nanbu Tekki. Vom deutschen Architekten Bruno Taut in den höchsten Tönen gelobte harmonische "Schildkrötenpanzer"-Form mit gerundetem Sechseck. Beschichtet nur mit Naturlack aus lokaler Manufaktur sowie Ohaguro, für optimale Eisendurchlässigkeit.
A lighter alternative to Tetsubin, the Yakan is a practical and attractive stovetop kettle for the home. Within the tea ceremony Yakan may be used to refill the Mizusashi fresh water container and clean the Chasen whisk.