Inheriting from a Japanese traditional incense manufacturer with more than 440 years of history, KITOWA insists on protecting the skill and culture of incense by launching fragrances based on wood materials. Creating its own fragrance brand in 2018, they have now produced diffuser, refresher mist, incense stick and even perfume. Some products comes with Arita Porcelain, but almost every products are packed which delicate packaging, which shows the artisans culture of KITOWA.
Porcelain diffuser made of “Arita porcelain”, which was established more than 400 years ago in the early Edo period and is the origin of Japanese ceramics.
The rectangular and elegant container is made of original Arita porcelain. It’s a new diffuser that spreads scent thanks to these ceramic sticks made from a new material. 224porcelain, develops porcelain diffuser, is located in Hizen Yoshida in Saga Prefecture. While using Arita porcelain technology as a base, they are developing a ceramic according to a new manufacturing technique that does not exist elsewhere.
Package size：height 352mm x width 122mm x depth 67mm (weight 975g)
Container size：height 150mm x width 50mm x depth 50mm (weight 310g)
Container・lid・stick ( Arita porcelain, made in 224 porcelain),
Refill for diffuser (200ml)
How to use
Pour the fragrance into the container, place the top cover on it, and insert the porcelain stick. Adjust the strength of the aroma based on the amount of fragrance. Although it depends on the usage environment, the aroma lasts approximately 4 weeks. Even if there is no more of the poured fragrance remaining, the fragrance that has been adsorbed by the porcelain stick will continue to emit an aroma for a while. There are differences in colors and shapes because it is hand-made porcelain.
Hiba: White-ceder leaf
Blended with hiba oil produced in Aomori Prefecture. Tonka bean is added to the profound scent of hiba to express a well- rounded sweetness. By adding pine needle and tea tree to the base, a refreshing sense spreads throughout.
Hinoki : Japanese cypress
Blended with hinoki oil produced in Mie Prefecture.
By blending the scent of geranium and iris to the sophisticated fragrance of hinoki, ornateness is expressed. Adding sandalwood to the base as an accent draws out the depth of the fragrance. We use alcohol derived from sugar cane plants, it has mellow and mild aroma.
Kusunoki: Camphor tree
Blended with kusunoki oil produced in Yakushima Island.
By blending bergamot, orange and grapefruit with the cool and refreshing fragrance of kusunoki, freshness is expressed. A musky base also accentuates the sense of translucence. We use alcohol derived from sugar cane plants, It has mellow and mild aroma.