April 08, 2021 3 min read

Cohana

The Cohana brand is a Collection of high quality, handmade tools and accessories for Crafters and Makers, produced by artisans from different regions of Japan. 

The Cohana brand truly fits with our guiding principles of Natural - Traditional - Handmade. Each exquisite piece is made using regional products and the best craftsmanship within Japan. In their own words, "Cohana aim to create the best tools for the joy of all those who love handicraft". Not only are these tools probably the best available for the job, they are beautiful if not exquisite.

Cohana - Selection of  Products

  • A charming pincushion disguised as a traditional kokeshi doll from northern Japan. Designed as the traditional sleek shape and bobbed hair of the kokeshi, interpreted in Cohana's signature colours: yellow, pink, green and blue. 
  • Small scissors, decorated with lacquer that give off a smooth lustre,  The reservoir coating is a vermillion-coloured lacquer with transparent lacquer overlaid, and features a clear lustre and depth.
  • Beautiful tape measures using Yuzen leather which has been dyed using traditional Japanese dyeing methods. By using special dyes which bring out the unevenness of the leather surface, users can enjoy the unique expression of each piece of leather. 
  • Handmade wooden presentation box for the Small Scissors
  • These beautiful button-shaped Brass Paperweights are exquisitely designed with expert craftsmanship. The brass finish shimmers subtly in the light and adds an elegant feel to your space. Each paperweight can also be used as a pen holder for up to 4 pens. They are so beautiful, they can be used as a decorative object!

  • A collection of Cohana products, all exquisitely handmade. 

A charming pincushion disguised as a traditional kokeshi doll from northern Japan.  Designed as the traditional sleek shape and bobbed hair of the kokeshi, in Cohana's signature colours. The magnetic doll's base picks up fallen pins and needles. Small scissors, decorated with lacquer that give off a smooth lustre. The reservoir coating is a vermillion-coloured lacquer with transparent lacquer overlaid, and features a clear lustre and depth. Beautiful tape measures using Yuzen leather which has been dyed using traditional Japanese dyeing methods. By using special dyes which bring out the unevenness of the leather surface, users can enjoy the unique expression of each piece of leather.  Handmade wooden presentation box for mini scissors.  These beautiful button-shaped Brass Paperweights are exquisitely designed with expert craftsmanship. The brass finish shimmers subtly in the light and adds an elegant feel to your space. Each paperweight can also be used as a pen holder for up to 4 pens Cohana tools and accessories for Crafters and Makers

Cohana - Traditional Japanese Colours

Cohana is a brand derived from the goddess of Japanese mythology - Konohanasakuyahime. Konohanasakuya is as beautiful as the cherry blossoms, and is worshiped as the god of Mt. Fuji, which symbolizes Japan, and means prosperity.

Cohana uses traditional Japanese colours that reflect the changing of the seasons - Aqua (light green), Blue, Grey, Pink and Yellow.

Aqua - The pale greenish blue color is called Mizuasa Aoi. The lightly dyed indigo dye is sometimes called Mizuasa Aoi. A refreshing color reminiscent of the clear water of the mountains.

Blue - The pale greenish blue color is called Mizuasa Aoi. The lightly dyed indigo dye is sometimes called Mizuasa Aoi. A refreshing color reminiscent of the clear water of the mountains.

Grey - Light gray with a light blue tinge. This color name comes from the innocent young people of Edo Fukagawa and the kimono that the geisha ream began to wear during the Edo period. It is a stylish color with a "chic" aesthetic sense peculiar to Japanese people.

Pink - Rose flower color. In Japan, a bright imagination of all good things is expressed as "a rosy future." Pink rose flower language includes "happiness, gratitude, and elegance."

Yellow - Bright yellow of daffodil flowers. It is a color that makes you feel excited and happy just by looking at it. It is said that the name of the daffodil flower comes from "because its neat appearance is like a hermit."

About FelinFach

Our company, FelinFach Natural Textiles is located in the heart of the Preseli area of Pembrokeshire near to Boncath. We design Welsh blankets and the iconic Welsh Tapestry blankets which are traditionally woven at Welsh mills. We also design and make natural hand dyed yarn, cotton, silk and wool scarves and other handmade products. We also offer Welsh tartansSheepskin Rugs, Gift Cards and tools and books for crafters and knitters - Cocoknits, Laine, Amirisu and Making to name a few!. We are a proud supporter of the Campaign for Wool and Global Welsh.

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