Kamahachi Kenzan – Pinless Ikebana Stand!

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Change your new normal a little more, and bring life and colour through flowers into your home. For those that wish to bring peace of mind to their home as this new normal continues. Change your flowers with the seasons and bring a unique feel to your home.

株式会社金森合金
Kanamori Alloy Co.,Ltd

2020.12.11

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Change your new normal a little more, and bring life and colour through flowers into your home. For those that wish to bring peace of mind to their home as this new normal continues. Change your flowers with the seasons and bring a unique feel to your home.

株式会社金森合金
Kanamori Alloy Co.,Ltd

2020.12.11

For those that wish to bring peace of mind to their home as this new normal continues.

Change your flowers with the seasons and bring a unique feel to your home.

 Experience the beauty of "wabi-sabi", an intrinsic part of Japanese Culture. 

Wabi-sabi (not to be confused with wasabi) is a unique aesthetic sense found in Japan, that looks at acceptance of imperfections in the world, and appreciating the beauty found in asymmetry, roughness, and so on. It is often defined as flawed beauty.

You can feel this in many Japanese gardens and tea rooms, that take on the aesthetic feel of wabi-sabi, bringing a simple and unique calming atmosphere to the world.

With this stand, you too can experience the feeling of wabi-sabi, just with one simple flower.

Perfect for people of all ages, Safe to use for everyone. 

The Pinless Flower Arranging Stand (Ikebana KAMAHACHI Kenzan)

When creating ikebana arrangements, a pinned heavy stand is normally used, with the flower arranger creating arrangements that hide this pinned stand.

With this stand though, it is a pinless type of stand meaning that you are free to arrange the flowers in any way, without having to compromise and try to hide the pins.

By filling the gaps with the stems of the flowers, the flowers are able to stand on their own. Due to the way the stand is created, the surface has a gritted inner surface, meaning that the stems are caught and held firmly, making it self-supporting.

Each stand has various holes of different shapes and sizes, meaning that many varieties of flowers can be used! As well as this, because of the lack of pins, it is safe for children and the elderly to use.

Crafting for over 300 Years

The Kanamori family has served the local lords and area for an extremely long time.

By taking advantage of the sand casting and copper smelting used over the years, we have created a unique ikebana kenzan without the pins.

Using techniques that we have used to create material used in parts for the H-IIA Rocket that Japan is proud of, we were able to handcraft these products!

We hope you can feel the pride and ability we put into each piece!

Watch in awe as the bronze ages in a unique way

Bronze is a metal that ages, and changes colour over time. The most popular example of this is the Statue of Liberty in New York, and you can see this aging as it has turned turquoise over the years.

You can also return it to its original colour by hand by removing the patina that accumulates on the surface giving it this unique colour.

Change the colour of the stand depending on your mood. We will include details on how to clean the stand with the packaging.


This stand works for both living flowers and dry flowers

Some may think that if the flowers aren't Japanese, then they can’t work with the flowers stand, but this isn’t the case.

You can use a whole variety of flowers, branches, houseplants and even dry flowers, as you create a unique interior design.  

Compact and easy to clean makes the perfect stand.

With the KAMAHACHI Kenzan on your favourite plate or stand and you’re done! It’s  exceedingly easy to use, and display, even without flowers.

Because it’s smaller, it means that it’s easier to clean than a normal vase. You can just wipe it over with a simple kitchen soap and a wet sponge or even an old toothbrush.


The KAMAHACHI Kenzan stand has two unique functions: Antibacterial and deodorizing.

Due to the way the copper ions are antibacterial, it prevents water corrosion and this leads to the flowers lasting more than 167% longer. This makes the flowers look fresher for longer.

Copper and copper alloys oxidize and discolour quite quickly, however this doesn’t affect it’s antibacterial properties.

You can use this stand for many years, and see barely any change in this unique property.

The KAMAHACHI Kenzan stand is appropriately heavy, with copper alloys having a weight of about 8.9 times larger than water of similar size, and means it has a gold-like weight.

This means that you can feel safe in using the stand, more so than using a vase.

The bronze that is the basis for the stand we use is extremely durable and can last for up to 6000 years without breaking.

This is because we use reliable quality bronze based on the Japan Industrial Standards.

Copper and copper alloys such as bronze have a feel of luxury and style behind them, due to the colour and weight behind them.

The KAMAHACHI Kenzan stand is unique in its ability to give off both a traditional Japanese feel as well as looking modernistic, creating a beautiful product for any home.

2018 Kanazawa Kagayaki Brand Winner of Best Home Interior Product
Winner of the 46th Ishikawa Design Exhibition "Kutani Ceramics Commerce and Industry Cooperative Association Chairman's Award"

・ I didn't know that copper has an antibacterial effect and has the effect of making flowers last longer.

・ When I took it out of the box, it was like finding my own piece of shining treasure! I’ll try my best to look after it.

・ This year is the 8th year of marriage which is our bronze anniversary, so I’ll give it as a gift to my wife.

・ My mother used to enjoy flowers, but in recent years this has declined.I want to give it as a gift to help revive her love of flowers.

・ I was surprised when I learned that the material used is also used in rockets! I hope you continue working on these products!

・ I want my child to learn about real ikebana and at the same time enjoy doing it with them. Because this is really safe for children I think it’s brilliant.

・ This stand is a great way to show off Japanese manufacturing, and because it has a variety of shapes, it’s easy to use with a wide range of flowers. I would like to give it to a friend overseas.

・ Very fashionable. This is the first time I’ve seen something like this before!

・ Because I live in a small apartment in Tokyo, there is not much storage space, but it doesn't take up much space like a vase, so it's great to use.

・ I have no previous experience with ikebana, but I feel like after using it, I can feel the differences between the seasons. It's very helpful because I can't go out at the moment due to corona.

・ I was surprised because with a normal kenzan stand you would try to hide it, but with this the idea is to show it off! It’s an extremely interesting idea!

Supporting the Kaga Area Loyally ー 【The Spirit of Support】

For 300 years, Kanamori has been producing and manufacturing aluminium and copper alloy products.

Using sand casting techniques, we used to make armor and furnishings for the Maeda clan of the Kaga Area, as well as temple bells, and rice-cooking pots.

Over time, our casting technique has made great strides and we now supply industrial machine parts and rocket parts. Even now, 300 years later, we still hold the "spirit of support" as a supporter to the Kaga Maeda family dear to us.

We also value the trust that is imparted on us to use our techniques and traditions to provide materials used in parts for the H-IIA rocket, a rocket that Japan is proud of, and we make our products one by one instilling the heart of our craftsmen.

In 2019 we launched a new lifestyle brand, "KAMAHACHI," which incorporates modern essence into the sand casting technology that we have used over the past 300 years.

We looked to create products that transform according to 3 things: Time, Place, and Occasion.

Products that’s beauty changes depending on the angle of the light that hits it, items that you can feel the warmth of the hand of the maker that made it, things that have a unique texture that changes over the time that you use them.

2 Sizes

L Size | Diameter 65 × Height 25 (mm) Weight:400g

S Size | Diameter 45 × Height 18 (mm) Weight:200g

4 Designs to choose from

1|Voronoi

2|Hana


3|Petal

4|Garden(L / S)

※Apart from the Garden design, the L and S sizes all feature the same design pattern

L Size
S Size

Other Designs

Flower bed of copper

Size: Diameter 120 × Height 40(mm) Weight:700g

KAMAHACHI Kenzan Hana: This design takes the Hana design and incorporates it into the bowl

Set Plan

KAMAHACHI Plate (Aluminium produced)

Size: W165×D160×H20(mm)Weight: 400g

Our aluminium alloy products are items that have been cleared to Food Sanitation Law standards and are safe to be used with food.

Because they are great heat conductors, they are great for using for desserts or hors d’oeuvre, as the plates chill quickly in refrigerators.

You can use it in both cases, with the KAMAHACHI Kenzan Stand and with food!

Crescent Moon (Aluminium produced)

Size: W250×D180×H50(mm)Weight: 1kg

Our aluminium alloy products are items that have been cleared to Food Sanitation Law standards and are safe to be used with food. Due to its depth, it can be used as a basin for fruits as well as smaller items.

<Points to note about the product>

As each product is made one by one by hand, the texture for each will be different.

<Using the product as a basin for a long time.>

If you plan on using it for a long time with water, the product will need to be emptied, washed, drained and dried, and let to stand before using it again to not affect the coating of urethane used on the product.

Q: Does the usability change based on design?

A: The Voronoi design has a lot of different openings, which makes it great for those that wish to use a variety of flowers. The KAMAHACHI Kenzan stands also work as a stationery stand! In regards to the designs themselves, the Voronoi and Hana varieties give a more modern feel, while the Petal and Garden designs are cuter.

Q: Does the usability change with size?

A: If you want to use fatter stemmed flowers, often found overseas, then the L size allows for you to use more flowers at once. If you want to use it as a space saver however, then the S size also works well, and is quite cute.

Q: I have metal allergies, can I still use it?

A: Copper and its alloys are said to not affect people with allergies as much, however if you still worry, please refrain from using the KAMAHACHI Kenzan Stand.

Q: What should I do if the bronze starts to discolour?

A: As we mentioned earlier, the reason for using this particular alloy is because it discolours in a unique way but is completely safe for humans to touch. However if you wish to remove the patina, please try the following:

【Items needed】

Vinegar, Salt, Sponge or soft cloth

1.Wipe the product removing any dirt

2.Using the mixture of vinegar and salt, take the sponge and rub the mixture into the stand


  • KAMAHACHI Kenzan Stand (Choice of several designs)
  • Decorative Box (The colour of the inner box is a based on the famous red Kaga Colour)
  • Handling instructions for Copper Alloy items

December 2020: Project Start

February 2021: Project End

February 2021: Production

March 2021: Delivery Starts


This Project is promoted by Japankuru Funding, Bringing Japanese Products to the West!

Risks and challenges

We are working with and coordinating with everyone in our encompassing area to make sure that we can create a project that is both manufactured to the utmost care and attention and that is successful. While we work on the KAMAHACHI Kenzan stands, they may go under a slight change of design and specification. When it comes to the actual production of the stands, we are looking to produce a certain amount by the end of the project, therefore being able to deliver as quickly as possible, however in the case of our expectations being exceeded, the delivery of the stands will be delayed. This is due to the work that goes into creating the stands. In the case of any of the above, we will communicate with you all via the project updates page. We will work our hardest to make sure that we can in turn exceed everyone else’s expectations with this project!

Environmental commitments

Long-lasting design

The bronze used in this product is made to last up to 6000 years, and has been tested to be extremely durable and hard to break.

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株式会社金森合金
Kanamori Alloy Co.,Ltd http://www.kanamori-g.co.jp

The Kanamori family served the local lords and area for an extremely long time. By taking advantage of the sand casting and copper smelting used over the years, we have created a unique ikebana kenzan without the pins. Using techniques that we have used to create material for parts for the H-IIA Rocket that Japan is proud of, we were able to handcraft these products!

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Pledge ¥6,720 or more Kenzan Stand S Size 20% OFF!

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S Size Kenzan Stand (Voronoi・Hana・Petal・Garden)

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S Size Kenzan Stand (Voronoi・Hana・Petal・Garden)

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L Size Kenzan Stand (Voronoi・Hana・Petal・Garden)

Pledge ¥14,112 or more KAMAHACHI plate + Kenzan Stand S Size

If you choose this pledge level, you can choose one of the smaller sized stand and you'll also get a Kamahachi Aluminium Plate as well as getting 20% off!

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KAMAHACHI Aluminium Plate
S Size Kenzan Stand (Voronoi・Hana・Petal・Garden)

Pledge ¥14,640 or more Kenzan Stand L & S Size 20% OFF!

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S Size Kenzan Stand (Voronoi・Hana・Petal・Garden)

Pledge ¥24,375 or more Flower Bed of Copper

Choose this reward and get the large Flower Bed of Copper Stand for 15% OFF!

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Flower Bed of Copper

Pledge ¥35,320 or more Crescent Moon Basin and L Size Stand

This reward entitles you to get a Crescent Moon Basin and a L Sized Kenzan Stand of your choosing!

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L Size Kenzan Stand (Voronoi・Hana・Petal・Garden)
Crescent Moon Basin
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