Kanazawa Gold Leaf's "Edible Gold Leaf (bottled) key chain" is on sale. A bottle key chain containing a gold leaf. It is an edible gold leaf of Kanazawa's traditional craft material "Kanazawa foil", which accounts for 98% of the domestic production of gold leaf. A bottle key chain with gold leaf. It can also be used as an edible product, so it is also recommended for the decoration of sweets and dishes. Recommended use of mail-order popular products: Souvenirs Souvenirs Party Gifts Celebration Celebration Birthday New Year Valentine's Day White Day Decoration Mother's Day Father's Day Halloween Christmas Prizes Soshina Competition Hors d'oeuvre snacks Reward for yourself When you want to eat delicious food for a fun time.
- Size: Φ29 x 28mm
- Weight: 0.4 oz (10.4 g)
- Material: Metal
- Country of Manufacture: Japan
- Product Specifications: Jar included
Raw material: Gold leaf No. 4 color Pure gold 94.438% Pure silver 4.901% Pure copper 0.661%. Manufactured by Tajima & Made in Japan
In Japan, kinpaku gold leaf is used to decorate many temples and shrines with high historical value, such as the Golden Pavilion in Kyoto and Toshogu Shrine in Nikko. It is also common to be used for traditional crafts like lacquerware and pottery. When you see a beautiful, authentic gold shimmer on something in Japan, the gold leaf has most likely been produced in Kanazawa, which is home to 99% of domestic gold leaf production.
A piece of gold the size of a coin will make a large dining-table size sheet of gold leaf. How do artisans make gold leaf as thin as a mere 1/10,000th of a millimeter?
So many aspects must come together in order to produce this incredibly thin sheet of gold, including exceptional craftsmanship, paper production that is known to determine the quality of the finished gold leaf, good climatic conditions and more.
For over 400 years, from the time when samurai prospered until the present day, top quality gold leaf has been produced in Kanazawa. The ways gold leaf is used is much broader than it used to be. Gold leaf covered soft-served ice cream is a must-try in Kanazawa! You can also join a gold leaf decoration workshop available at gold leaf shops in the city.