Copper tumbler, copper drinking cup, WDH

Pure copper tumblers and drinking cups of WDH

Pure copper tumbler and drinking cup polished by Japanese tradition

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[WDH]Pure copper tumbler and drinking cup

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  • Exclusive gift box
  • With Japanese description
  • With English description

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Drink delicious beer in the best way? Use pure copper tumbler & cup!

Would you like to drink your favorite beer in the best way? Then, which beer cup is your ideal one?

①A beer glass that makes creamy froth & hard to get warm
②A beer tumbler that can contain a lot and beer goes down smoothly
③A Japanese beer cup that has stylish atmosphere

Hmm…it seems to be hard to choose one. All is important for beer lovers.
Then, choose pure copper tumbler and copper drinking cup from WDH! The copper tumblers and cups make all your wish come true.
The copper tumbler and drinking cup is the crystal of skill polished by Japanese tradition. Please enjoy the supreme taste.

4 different copper tumblers and copper drinking cups on the table

Pure copper tumbler and copper drinking cup of WDH is Japanese traditional crafts with modern design. The tumbler and cup would be great gifts for beer lovers, coffee lovers or tea lovers.

Produced in Tsubame city of Niigata prefecture, a leading producing area of metalworking in Japan

When you pour beer into pure copper tumblers and drinking cups of WDH, you will be surprised to see creamy froth. Beer with fine froth is special.
The special polish work of the copper tumbler and copper drinking cup enables everyone to make ideal creamy froth.

A woman holds pure copper tumbler on WDH in her hands

Tsubame city of Niigata prefecture is called “a town of craftsmen.” Tsubame city is famous for a producing area of metalworking. The craftsmen in Tsubame city polished the copper tumbler and copper drinking cup one by one.

The copper tumblers and copper drinking cups of WDH are formed from copper base. Craftsmen carefully under polish the base, and finish the edge simultaneously. The polishing craftsmen shave small scratches inside where we cannot see by his intuition. Finally, skilled craftsmen finish the last polish.
That is the craftsmanship of Japanese traditional craftsmen.

Mat gloss of the inside of the copper tumbler

Pure copper tumbler and copper drinking cup of WDH have comfortable texture, gorgeous gloss, and effect to make drink more delicious.
An elegant time arrive from Tsubame city of Niigata prefecture.

What is the Tsubame city where is famous for metalworking?

  • The metalworking of Tsubame city has long history. It is said that the first metal working was Japanese nails produced in the early Edo era (about 1620s). In the middle of Edo era, (about 1680~1700), a copper mine was opened. That was the start of producing copper ware. Craftsmen produced Japanese pipe with copper, file to setting a saw, and metal carving. The skill of metalworking was developed.
    In 1940s, craftsmen in Tsubame mainly produced cutleries. The city was famous for the producing area of forks, spoons, and knives.
    Now, the products range widely over parts of cars, parts of sewing machine, metal miscellaneous goods, golf club, and parts of precision machine. The development of stainless processing skill broadens the range.
    Among various skills of metalworking, the beauty of polish has got great reputation. The tableware and miscellaneous goods polished by craftsmen have been popular from all generations.

Purity of more than 99.95%! The shine of pure gold and its features

“Pure copper” is a copper that has purity of more than 99.95%.
The color and gloss change over the years. This unique feature is the reason why copper has been loved for a long time. The pure copper tumbler and copper drinking cup of WDH is made of this pure copper.

Have you ever been served iced coffee in copper mug in café? The big feature of copper is its great thermal conductivity and keeping warmth (or cool) effect. It is said that copper has 5 times greater thermal conductivity than iron, and 23 times than stainless.

Mat and Brown copper drinking cups

The moment when you pour cold drink into copper tumbler or copper drinking cup, the tumbler or cup get cool as cool as the drink. And copper tumbler or cup keeps the cold and the tumbler or cup tell refreshed feeling to our hands and mouth. Therefore, we can drink iced drink more deliciously.
In addition to beer, please use the pure copper tumbler or copper drinking cup for iced tea or iced coffee.

The copper tumbler and drinking cup has mat finishing with mat shine. WDH offers 2 colors; “Mat” and “Brown.”
Mat has attractive pink gold color. It is the unique color of pure copper.
Brown has chic atmosphere. Please look at the beauty of pure copper and its change over the years.

A woman has Mat and Brown copper tumblers
Left: Mat / Right: Brown

Other features of copper

  • When copper is mixed with water, copper demonstrates its antibacterial and sterilization effect. This effect is called “Oligodynamic Effect” (copper ion effect.) Copper has great thermal conductivity and sterilization. Therefore, chefs like to use copper pot. The heat is conducted uniformly, so that chefs can cook beautiful jam or stewed food. In addition, copper restrains the sliminess and odor of water. So, copper flower vase is popular.

Sophisticated beautiful design

Pure copper tumbler and drinking cup of WDH have cool comfortable texture. Fine weight provides elegance to the tumbler and cup.

When we take the copper tumbler or copper drinking cup, the tumbler or cup fit our fingers amazingly. We cannot help expecting that we get fond of the copper tumbler and cup as we use.
The smart form of copper tumbler has elegant atmosphere. The straight line of copper drinking cup gives stylish mood. The form is simple. That is the reason the beauty of metal is clear.

A woman has Brown copper tumbler of WDH

The inside of the copper tumblers and copper drinking cups is plated by tin. The contrast of pink gold and silver color, or the brown and silver color adds more stylish atmosphere to the copper tumbler and drinking cup.

4 different copper drinking cups and tumblers on the table

Select by size or design? Copper tumblers and drinking cups

  1. [WDH] Pure copper tumbler

    Pure copper tumbler of WDH has funnel shape like a flower. This form is designed for the better mouth-feel.
    The copper tumbler contains 380ml. Therefore, you can pour a whole can of beer (350ml). If you carefully pour, you can pour a can of beer.
    Since copper has high thermal conductivity, you can enjoy cold beer till the end.

    Brown and Mat pure copper tumblers of WDH

    At the bottom of the copper tumbler, cute 5 stars are carved. The 5 stars are cute accent in the high-quality tumbler. In fact, these 5 stars are the symbol of tastiness. The stars express the great quality of material and respect for the craftsmen.

    Stars explain the reputations for the hotels or restaurants. As you know, 5 stars mean the highest quality.
    The 5 stars on copper tumbler look cute design. In fact, they are the pride of WDH that “we deliver the highest quality items to customers.”

    5 stars on the bottom of the copper tumblers

    Pair copper tumblers can be a high-class gift. It is within beautiful paulownia box. For your boss, friend, family, high-quality copper tumblers would be great gifts for all beer lovers. Simple and metallic tumbler has been popular especially for men.

    Pair of Brown copper tumblers and its paulownia box


  2. [WDH] Pure copper drinking cup

    Pure copper drinking cup of WDH is a useful size cup. it contains 350ml. For dinner time, tea time, or when you have guests, simple cups work in every scene.
    In addition to tea or coffee, the copper drinking cup would be perfect with whiskey or shochu.

    Brown and Mat pure copper drinking cups of WDH

    The cute pattern on the bottom of copper cup is “Uchide no Kozuchi,” or a mallet of good luck. This is like a cornucopia. It is one of the imaginary treasures we often see in the fairy tales. One of the Seven Deities of Good Fortune Daikoku has this Uchide no Kozuchi. When you wave the mallet, it brings us various things or makes our wish come true.
    So, it is an auspicious design.

    Uchide no Kozuchi at the bottom of copper drinking cups

    Pure copper drinking cup also offers pair cups set. This pair copper cups have been popular for wedding gifts or birthday gifts.
    Also, copper drinking cups would be great gifts for couples.

    Pair of Brown copper drinking cups and its paulownia box


How to care pure copper tumbler & drinking cup?

Daily care

After using pure copper tumblers or drinking cups, wash them with soft sponge or cloth soon, and wipe water well. If the water remains, the inside and outside of the tumbler or glass may lose its colors. In particular, the bottom of inside the tumbler is a little hard to wipe water. Please be careful of there.

Do not leave the copper tumbler and cup with salty or acid stain, or water. Also, do not store the copper tumbler and cup on humid place. These are cause of rust or patina.

Attentive care

If you care about the patina or change colors of pure copper tumbler or drinking cup, we recommend the following care. (Patina and the change of colors are harmless to human body.)

Outside of the copper tumbler or cup
(Please avoid trying this care to the Brown tumbler or cup. This care may lose the color of them.)
1. Mix lemon juice or vinegar and salt 1:1, and soak soft cloth with the liquid. Wipe the whole tumbler or cup along with the polished line with the soaked cloth.
2. Wash with neutral detergent, wipe water, and dry the tumbler or cup well.
3. When the patina remains still, wipe the tumbler or cup with commercial metal polish or nylon scouring brush.
Inside of the copper tumbler or cup
1. Mix lemon juice or vinegar and salt 1:1, and soak soft cloth with the liquid. Wipe the whole tumbler or cup along with the polished line with the soaked cloth.
2. Wash with neutral detergent, wipe water, and dry the tumbler or cup well.
[Notes]
* Please avoid using commercial metal polish or melamine sponge to the inside of copper tumbler or cup.
* When you use lemon juice, we recommend fresh squeezed lemon juice or any commercial pure lemon juice. If the juice includes a lot of other components, the copper tumbler or cup may turn white.

Stylish combination with linen coaster

Each copper tumbler and drinking cup is set with linen coaster.
The copper tumbler or drinking cup has beautiful gloss of metal. On the other hand, linen coaster has natural and gentle atmosphere.
If you put stylish copper tumbler or drinking cup on natural coaster, the cups and tumblers look more stylish!

Linen coaster and a copper tumbler on the linen coaster

Linen coaster has reversible design of black & light gray. Both colors fit the copper tumblers or cups.
Enjoy using linen coaster as your spirit of the day.

Reversible design of linen coaster

Paulownia box is also a traditional craft

When I see the paulownia box of copper tumbler and cup, I thought “it is like a paulownia box for the tea bowl of tea ceremony.”
For the box of tea bowl, the ribbon is tied in cross. But for the copper tumbler and drinking cups, it is a bowknot. So, it looks cuter and modern.

At the bottom of the box, brand logo of WDH is branded.
The beautiful ribbon is called Sanada himo. The box is filled with pursuit of WDH.

Exclusive paulownia box for the copper tumbler

WDH delivers us the high-quality products born with Japanese great traditional skill. Therefore, in addition to the copper tumbler and drinking cup, the paulownia box is also produced by traditional craftsmen.

The craftsmen who repairs the collection of art museum or museum produce this box. Paulownia wood has been respected as an auspicious and lucky wood.
The nonflammable nature of paulownia wood is one reason of the respect. In fact, the ignition point of paulownia is said about 400℃ (752℉).

Pair copper tumblers set within an elegant paulownia box

In some region, parents send paulownia chest for the bride’s outfit. In fact, there is a history that the paulownia chest of drawers protected the clothes and important items inside when it got fire or flood damage.

Paulownia wood is less contract or expand, or warped. So, it has high airtightness. In addition, paulownia wood is hard to be influenced with outside temperature or moisture. Therefore, paulownia box is appropriate for long-term storage of important items, especially in Japan. Furthermore, paulownia box includes natural components that is strong against insect damage or rot.

For these reasons, paulownia box has been used as the box for antique or art piece in Japan.

The paulownia box of the copper tumbler and drinking cup is traditional “Yarou buta”. Craftsmen make step with another wood on the edges of lid. In this way, the lid and the box fit tightly when the lid is closed. This type of box is also called “Inro bako.” Since it has great airtight effect, this type of box is used for high-class products.

The work of lid of the paulownia box for the pair copper tumblers set

What is Sanada himo, the stylish ribbon on the paulownia box?

Have you ever seen the thick tape fastened on the paulownia box of copper tumbler or drinking cup? This is “Sanada himo (tape).” If you love Japanese tea ceremony, you may know this.

The paulownia box for pair copper tumblers or copper drinking cup is fastened with Sanada himo. The combination of traditional paulownia box and Sanada himo makes elegant and classical atmosphere.

The side of paulownia box for copper tumbler set fastened with Sanada himo

The name of “Sanada himo” originated from a samurai Sanada Masayuki. He is a father of famous samurai Sanada Yukimura. Masayuki loved Sanada tape as strong and tough tape.

Sanada tape is made of thick cotton thread. It is woven with warp and weft. The tape has the shape of flat and narrow bag. So, Sanada himo is hard to be extended. Sanada himo itself is a traditional craft.
Samurai used this tape as cord for attaching sword or decoration of armor. In addition, people use Sanada tape for tying important items such as paulownia box for tea utensils or a cord for kimono.

Sanada himo gets through the inside of the paulownia box
Sanada himo gets through the paulownia box so that the tape does not slip off from the center.

Nowadays, people use Sanada himo for straps of camera or mobile phone. Also, people tie schedule book or book with the traditional tape. Some people wind the tape around the handle of bike to make it nonslip.

Tie schedule book with Sanada tape of tabletop wind bell

WDH pursues the Japanese traditional skills to the ribbon on the paulownia box. You can see the spirit of WDH from the Sanada himo.

The tip of Sanada himo
The color of Sanada himo differs from product to product. You cannot change the color. We appreciate your kind understanding.

Japan Design Store helps you to make your dearest person happy

Pure copper tumblers and drinking cups of WDH are the beautiful handicrafts by Japanese traditional skills. Carefully produced product would be great gifts to tell your heart.

A woman has the lid of paulownia box of pair copper drinking cups

How about sending the copper tumblers or drinking cups as retirement gifts, Father’s Day, Mother’s Day, or birthday gifts?
Also, the 7th wedding anniversary is to be celebrate with copper gifts. These pure copper tumblers or drinking cups are suitable for it. A couple can enjoy the change over the years of copper tumblers and cups.

WDH offers English description card with the copper tumblers and drinking cups. You can purchase and send the tumblers or cups at ease.
Please send Japanese masterpiece to the people in the world.

English description card of copper tumblers and drinking cups of WDH

Beer lovers, coffee lovers, or tea lovers will satisfy with the high-quality pure copper tumblers and cups.
Japan Design Store offers various gift wrapping service. We are glad to help you to make your precious person happy!

For your long use at ease

Pure copper tumblers and drinking cups of WDH are made of “Pure copper”, of which the purity is more than 99.95%. You can enjoy change colors over the years. When you open the box, the tumblers or cups are coated with clear coating. However, the coating is just a temporary finish to prevent darkening or change colors. As you use the tumblers or cups, the coating will come out by sweat or sebum of fingers, washing, or rubbing. (The clear coating is harmless to human body.)
As the coins get mat gloss and unique color, the copper tumblers and drinking cups change the colors and gloss over the years.
Please enjoy the growing tableware in your life.

About metallic smell

At first, you may care about the metallic unique smell of the copper tumblers and drinking cups. The smell will disappear as you use. Please be assured.
If you care the smell, fill water or lukewarm water in the tumbler or cup, and mix vinegar of 10% of the water. Stay copper tumbler or glass for 1 hour.

Also, you can boil the copper tumblers or cups with water and vinegar. When you boil them, please be careful of getting scalded. Copper has high thermal conductivity, so the tumblers and cups become extremely hot. In addition, please ventilate well while boiling. The vinegar smells strongly.

Other caring tips

  • * Before you use the pure copper tumbler or drinking cup of WDH, wash them with soft sponge and neutral detergent gently. Rinse the cups with lukewarm water.
  • * Please do not use the product in other ways of its original use.
  • * Keep products away from the children.
  • * NOT microwave safe. Using microwave may cause breakage, fire, or unexpected incident.
  • * Do not leave the products near heat source such as gas oven or induction cook top.
  • * Please avoid carrying the products with hot drink. You may get injured or scalded by falling.
  • * The color of Sanada himo differs from product to product. You cannot change the color.
  • * All the products are handmade by traditional craftsmen, please enjoy different individualities of each product.

Personalize gift service

For the bulk order more than 20 items, we can personalize your items with the name of your company, school, or with logomarks. If you plan to order corporate gifts or keepsake gifts, please contact us from “Contact us.”
* Personalize gift needs service fee. The fee depends on items.
* Personalize service is not available for some products. Please feel free to ask us.

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