Nambu Ironware, AMABIE, Iron ingot for cooking to combat iron deficiency




Because it is cast iron, rust may occur due to moisture and humidity.


Presenting the "Amabie" iron cooking ingot.

The Amabie is a legendary creature in Japanese folklore, believed to possess the power to safeguard against ailments. As per the lore, creating replicas of its form was advised for protection.

In light of this tradition and with a heartfelt aspiration for the conclusion of the COVID-19 pandemic, we fashioned this piece.

Nambu Ironware, AMABIE, Iron ingot for cooking to combat iron deficiencyThe amabie. Woodblock print, late Edo period, dated Kōka 3 (1846). Public Domain

For a more detailed description of Amabie, here.


Cast iron


Height: 5cm
Width: 2.5cm
Depth: 2.5cm
Weight: 180g

Since this is a handmade product, there may be individual differences.


<How to use>
Put an iron ingot in a cooker, bring to a boil, remove, and let it dry in the residual heat.
*For long-term storage, we recommend wrapping in dried kitchen paper and packing in a ziplock bag before storing in the refrigerator.
*Do not put them in pots that are easily scratched or broken, such as those with a glass inside.
*If you are concerned about rust on the surface, wash the pot with water while scrubbing with a scrubbing brush.
*Use of the item may cause rust to form on the surface and the color may turn black. It is harmless to the human body.


International Shipping Available

All items are eligible for international shipping.

Items are manufactured after receiving orders and will be shipped from Japan in about 1-2 months(Maximum 3 months for items labeled "made-to-order").
The schedule may be revised depending on destination countries, shipping companies, and changes of customs rules.


About Customs Duties and Taxes

Your final payment on our website includes the price of the product and shipping costs, but does not include any other fees required for international shipping, such as import taxes, customs duties, and other fees.

Please be aware that in all cases you are responsible for paying any import fees applied to your order.

These fees are set in detail for each country and region, and the rules are revised frequently. Please make sure that information is up to date when you place an order.

Refunds due to customs or import issues that are not our responsibility will not be accepted.

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