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Professional Kettle handmade by Tsubame craftsman
With its 6mm spout, this kettle has an extraordinarily stable and precise water output. It is like a "magic lamp" with magical powers.
It is the latest product of Cafec and is handmade in Tsubame City, Niigata, Japan. Tsubame City is world-famous for its high-quality stainless steel manufacturing. Its metal casting began in the early Edo period. Their craftsmanship is still circulating today and has a high reputation. This pot is made by hand of high-quality stainless steel. It is thick and durable, with a smooth appearance.
Another desirable feature is its hand-made ultra-thin, sharp spout. The narrow water stream of a diameter of 0.6mm enables the barista to pour water accurately, making the coffee extraction process more stable and consistent. It is exceptional in the range of pots available in the market.
It is beautiful, practical and suitable for professional baristas and collectors.
- Hand made in Tsubame city, Niigata
- 18-8 Stainless steel
- 6mm spout, extraordinarily stable and precise water output
- Very easy to control
- For professionals
- Origin: Japan
- Model: TSUBAME PRO
- Materials: 18-8 Stainless steel
- Product weight：620g
- Dimension: 245x135x130mm
- Capacity: 750ml
The brand of metal processing
Tsubame City 燕市, Located in Niigata Prefecture, Japan, is world-famous for metal processing. Although most regional industries in Japan have now disappeared or been eliminated, the metal processing in Tsubame City is still circulating today. Some said that "Tsubame conforms to historical changes, and thus stands firm." It is true that Tsubame City keeps pace with the times in response to the needs, and its technology has gradually become perfect.
During the Edo period 江戸時代, frequent floods in Tsubame City destroyed crops, so farmers began to manufacture Japanese Nail, and metal processing began to develop. Later, during the Westernization period of the Meiji Restoration, the metal processing technology of Tsubame City was well received, so large quantities of Western-style high-quality metal tableware were manufactured and supplied to the whole country. During the First World War, Western-style tableware from Tsubame City was even supplied to Russia.
During the Second World War, however, production was again forced to stop due to the tightening of export controls and the worsening situation of the war. In spite of that, there was a high demand for Western-style tableware after the war, which then gradually recovered the industry in Tsubame City. At present, Tsubame City not only produces Western-style tableware, but also produces a large variety of metal products.
Tsubame City has now become a synonym for metal processing. It is now a well-known brand.
"Made in TSUBAME" not only witnesses the metal processing history of Tsubame City, but also symbolizes the tradition, glory and spirit of the craftsmen in this industry. Products must be formed, assembled, and processed in Tsubame City and nearby areas to be worthy of the title "Made in TSUBAME". Look at how the craftsmen were making beautiful chef's knives in Tsubame City:
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Our policy lasts 30 days. If 30 days have gone by since your purchase, unfortunately we can’t offer you a refund or exchange.
To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it. It must also be in the original packaging.
Several types of goods are exempt from being returned. Perishable goods such as food, flowers, newspapers or magazines cannot be returned. We also do not accept products that are intimate or sanitary goods, hazardous materials, or flammable liquids or gases.
Ik gebruik nu een paar weken mijn Tsubame. En ik kan niets anders zeggen veel lof voor de makers. Ik heb lang in dubio gestaan om een elektrische aan te schaffen, maar ben blij dat ik dat niet heb gedaan. Wat een mooi ontwerp, en hij functioneert uitstekend. Watertemperatuur loopt langzaam genoeg terug, zodat je niet extra hoeft te verwarmen. Nogmaals uitstekend product.