Each Karakusa umbrella bottle has been hand coated by expert craftsmen using traditional Japanese lacquer techniques. The 'Maki-e' technique (a metallic powder consisting of gold or silver in lacquer) is then used to craft the final design. The vermillion colour of this bottle provides a backdrop for Karakusa, a traditional Japanese pattern of intertwining vines symbolizing prosperity and longevity.
This is an exclusive drink bottle from from thermo mug and a specialty lacquerware house in Japan. Hold a piece of Japanese art in your hands for your next drink!
A folded umbrella concept has been incorporated into the slim and lightweight design. There's no problem storing it neatly into your carry bag while on the move. The vacuum insulation of the double walled bottle lets you keep drinks hot or cold for over 6 hours, so it's not only a good looker.
This is the perfect gift for that special someone. Or for yourself.
- Designed in Japan by thermo mug and Tsuchinao Shikki
- Lacquer finished manually by craftsmen in Japan
- Capacity: 300ml
- Dimensions: 5.5cm (diameter), 23cm (height)
- Weight: 235g
- Body material: 18-8 stainless steel
- Lid: Polypropelene
- Cap seal: Silicone rubber
Temperature retention test:
- Starting water temperature: 95°C ± 1°C or 4°C ± 1°C
- Bottle is closed properly with lid, and left at a room temperature of 20°C ± 2°C.
|Starting temperature||After 3 hours||After 6 hours|
|95°C ± 1°C||80°C or more||71°C or more|
|4°C ± 1°C||5°C or less||
6°C or less
All of our items are stocked in and ships from Sydney. Orders are shipped within 2 business days, but are usually dispatched the same or next business day.
Flat rate shipping (outside of shipping offers):
- Standard (2-8 business days):
- $6 (orders under $30)
- $4.90 (orders over $75)
- Express (1-4 business days):
- $12 (orders over $75)
Unfortunately we do not offer free shipping at this time as we are still growing and most of our items are bulky. We hope to help our customers with free shipping in time.
We currently do not offer international shipping.
Thanks for your understanding and support!
More shipping information here.
- 30 day return policy for a refund due to change of mind, provided the item has not been opened or used. Shipping fees to be covered by the customer in these instances.
- We do individually check each item when it is packed. If for any reason there is a defect or an item is damaged during shipping, rest assured we will provide a full refund, or you can choose for a new item to be sent (please provide evidence of the damage). We cover shipping fees in this case.
More information on returns here.
How long does shipping take?
Orders are packed and shipped within 2 business days, although over 95% of our orders are packed and shipped within 1 business day.
Delivery times will then take between 2-8 business days for standard shipping (by Sendle or Australia post), or 1-4 business days for express Australia post shipping, depending on the carrier status. We currently do not ship internationally.
How long does the bottle keep the drink hot or cold?
Please refer to the product page description for details.
Where are the bottles sourced from?
The drink bottles are Japanese brands but are made in China. Some of the bottles have extra finishing process that are carried out by Japanese craftspeople. For example, coating of Japanese lacquer on the Karakusa Umbrella bottle.
Are there spare seals and spouts?
Yes there are, but we do not stock spares in Sydney and will have to order these from Japan.
What is Majime Life about?
My name is Ken and I run this small business of wanting to introduce more Japanese bento culture into Australia. I'm based in Sydney, and I started this business during the pandemic after quitting my full-time job to find and fulfill something I am passionate about.
Is Majime Life a legitimate business?
Yes! I started this business in 2021 and growing it as an online store. All stock are imported directly into Sydney, and dispatched from Sydney. No dropshipping.
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