ZIZAI origami metal
The most expensive metal after gold and silver ,tin dose not rust easily, processes high antibacterial qualities, and is known as ma material with low allergic reactivity. Its history dates back to around 1500 B.C. when the ancient Egyptian pharaohs were believed to have used tin tools. It has been believed that water in a tin container dose not spoil , and that tin removes excessive bitterness from sake and produces a better taste. For these reason , tin has traditionally been used for sake and tea ware.Nousaku uses , 100% tin. Its is common to add other metallic materials to provide durability and facilitate cutting work, but Nousaku uses tin is soft and can easily be bent by hand on its shape and thickness. The crackling sounds you hear when you bend tin is the sound of tin molecules rubbing against each other and is called the Tin Cry.The ZIZAI series makes the most of these character of tin. Every ZIZAI item changes in form from a flat sheet of paper ( like origami) to a three-dimension object. It flexibly changes the form depending on the occasions, purposes and person who use it. Enjoy the unique flexibility of tin in every part of your life scene along with its friendliness to human skin.