The ancient Japanese tradition of making high quality charcoal, has inspired Sort of Coal from Denmark, to design a range of contemporary products that can be used for purifying and as decorative interior elements. Since the 8th century Japanese charcoal makers have produced high quality charcoal. During Edo-period (1603-1867) the refined Japanese quality Binchotan charcoal, commonly known as “White Charcoal”, has gained popularity throughout Asia.
Images from top to bottom: 1&2: Hakutan, 3: Kuro Kabe, 4: L:Binchotan, R:Hakutan Grain
5: Kuro & Shiro Soap, by Sort of Coal
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