Okinawa Clay Diffuser (Shisa) | Absorbent Saver and Clay Diffusers, Made from Self-dry Okinawa Clay by roof tile crafters
Shisa is a traditional Ryukyuan cultural artifact and decoration, often seen in similar pairs, resembling a cross between a lion and a dog, from Okinawan mythology. In magic typology, they are sometimes also classified as gargoyle beasts. Shisa are wards, believed to protect from some evils.
Producing process with the craftmanship
Once the coasters are taken out from the mold, the crafters would make the edge round with fingers and hands.
All the process is done one by one by hands.
Leave them for 2 weeks to dry out and bake with 1832F to finish.
Here is the tips for cleaning.
When you have some dust and mold cannot remove, don't worry.
You just can follow the process and they will be clean!
Please make sure you remove the rubbers on the bottom.
Remove the glue on the bottom also.
Put in the oven 350 F for 30min.
The dust and mold will be burned but the coasters.
Wash with a scourer and remove all the burnt dust.