Our Kyoto collection water basins collection are carved from a very fine fleck granite. They match the Kyoto lanterns and with an identical surface finish. Furthermore, these basins are hand carved ensuring a high quality product. Customers like this style because of its crisp, intricate detail.
By comparison, the Nara collection of basins are carved from a granite with a coarse fleck pattern. Equally, these match the Nara lanterns and with an identical surface finish. The water bowls have a rustic appearance reminiscent of very old ornaments seen in ancient Japanese gardens.