“Shoes Like Pottery” is a factory brand of MoonStar Co. Ltd., which was founded in 1873. Manufacturing is done through the vulcanizing method, which is still performed in only a few factories in Japan. The company’s name comes from how final step of placement in a “kiln” resembles that of pottery.
- The power loom was invented in the United Kingdom at the end of the 18th century and is said to have brought about the Industrial Revolution. The attractiveness of the original canvas that was woven by this old-fashioned machine, in which the weft threads are inserted by the back-and-forth motion of the shuttle moving left and right, comes from the fluffy texture that seems to contain more air inside it. It is still being woven at a workshop in the Chikugo region of Fukuoka Prefecture.
- CARE METHOD
- Please remove the laces when washing. Put powder detergent (neutral detergent) in lukewarm water and let it soak for about 30 minutes. Rub soap on the dark spots of the upper fabric, and rub it with a brush so that it foams up. Please do not be too forceful here so as not to damage the fabric. Dirt on the rubber part of the sole can be effectively removed by rubbing it with a melamine sponge. Next, once thoroughly rinsed with lukewarm water until there are no more bubbles, please stuff a towel inside the sneaker so as to keep its shape, then spin-dry them in a dryer for about 10 to 30 seconds. Afterwards, it is recommended that they be dried in the sun or in the shade in a well-ventilated place as quickly as possible.
Overseas shipping is possible at the following rates per pair. Please note that shipping companies and rates are fluidly changing to what is best for the situation at the time.
2,500YEN CN, KR, TW, HK 3,800YEN ID, MY, PH, SG, TH, VN 3,850YEN Asia (excluding above regions) 5,550YEN Oceania, Middle East, EU (excluding UK) 3,000YEN US, CA, MX, UK 6,600YEN Central and South America, Africa
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