“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.
- It is a lac-dye that has been dyed in ancient India, China and Thailand in the Ayutthaya Kingdom.In Japan, it was introduced around the Nara period, and the male of a shellfish (rackworm) male is used to dye a stick that is secreted by sucking the sap.It is also a natural product used throughout the world as an edible pigment such as liqueur and ketchup.
- CARE METHOD
- Please remove the laces when washing. Put powder detergent (neutral detergent) in lukewarm water and wash in a pushing motion in the water. 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. There will be some color-fading, but once reaching a certain point, the color fading will lessen and eventually stabilize.
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) 4,000YEN US, CA, MX, UK 6,600YEN Central and South America, Africa
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