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Our New Nageire Containers

Added on by the ikebana shop.

Lately, it has been getting more and more difficult to find nageire containers.  So we thought we'd get some made for us...right here in Nova Scotia, Canada...a place  abounding with pottery talent!  

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We gave our minimum specifications from the ikebana point of view and left the artist to play with everything else!  We asked that the vases be thick enough to withstand the crossbar fixture.  (Yes, we had broken a few vases in the past because the vase walls had not been able to withstand the pressure!)  We also asked for grooves on the inside for better traction.

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We left the artist free to choose the type of clay, glaze and texture...with beautiful results!  Here are the first 6 pieces.  Each vase is hand-made.  Each vase is one-of-a-kind.  Proudly made in Nova Scotia, Canada.  

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For more images and details, click on the individual image.

All photos by the ikebana shop.  All rights reserved.

Single Stem Flower Dish

Added on by the ikebana shop.

The flowers are blooming (and even the weeds in the wild are pretty!)  Brighten up your surroundings with this single stem flower dishes!

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Just snip a tiny bloom and put in the cylinder.  Then fill the dish with water.  There is a hole at the bottom of the cylinder to allow the water to reach the stem.

Available in two colours:

Vibrant green-blue (YAMA-1)...

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...and the earthier rusty brown (YAMA-2).

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Dimensions: L11.0 x W8.5 x H4.5 cm (4.3 x 3.3 x 1.8 in.)
Made in Japan.  
$19.95 (CAD) each plus HST where applicable.

Available at the shop or by mail order.  

(Photos by the ikebana shop.  All rights reserved.)

Flower Holders By Nancy Roberts

Added on by the ikebana shop.

Nancy Roberts is a Nova Scotia potter who likes to make quirky, fun and interesting pieces.

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Indeed, the collection of flower holders that she made for us all have different personalities!

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Each glaze is different!

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Each texture is different!

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Each one comes with a small kenzan (frog).  Fill it with water, pick a bloom or two from your garden, stick it in and enjoy!

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Nancy is a member of the Nova Scotia Potters Guild.  

Learn more about her here: http://novascotiapottersguild.com/members/detail/nancy-roberts

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Flower holders are available at the shop or by mail order.  $30 (CAD) each plus HST where applicable.  All hand-made in Nova Scotia, Canada.

(All photos by the ikebana shop, except photo of Nancy, which is courtesy of Nancy Roberts.  All rights reserved.)

Plastic Flower Containers

Added on by the ikebana shop.

Plastic ikebana containers? Doesn't sound so nice but please take a second look... Would you believe these are plastic?

These containers are made with thick plastic. They don't look very different from their venerable ceramic counterparts.

Plastic containers are light, stackable and not-so-fragile. They are easy to transport. So for the ikebana practitioner who has to bring her own containers to a demonstration or lesson, these containers could make a big difference in the logistics of the trip!

Available at the shop or by mail order.  Purchase online here.

Made in Japan.

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