Futagami is brass foundry located in Toyama Prefecture that dates back to 1897. With help from designer Oji Masanori, several years ago they revamped their product lineup to create graceful, tactile home objects that emphasize the qualities of brass, and how it develops a rich patina over time due to the oxidization process.
A recent video produced by the D&Department Project shows the beautiful process in which Futagami’s brass bottle openers emerge from molten and earth. Specifically, it shows how the company achieves their distinctive ihada finish, which is characterized by a crude, sandy texture.
Each of these beautiful brass bottle openers – the eclipse, crescent and frame, are available in our shop.