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[Reconstruction support for the Great East Japan Earthquake] Cashmere Angel Bookmark

SKU: shiori

¥330

Size (cm): Approximately 12 cm x 3.5 cm
Color: We will randomly select
Delivery: We will deliver it by Yu-Mail or Nekoposu. Since it will be posted to the post, you cannot specify the delivery date and time.

Material: 100% cashmere
Knitted fabric: double ridge knitting or rib knitting

 

Cashmere Angel Bookmark

In October 2011, we moved our factory from Yamanashi to Iwate in search of knit craftsmen.

At that time, the Tohoku region was still in a state of confusion six months after the Great East Japan Earthquake, and nearly 600 people from the coastal areas were evacuated to Kitakami City, which suffered relatively little damage.

We, as newcomers, think that there is something we can do as a corporate citizen, and by raising 100 yen for each cashmere pullover, which is our main business, we can add kerosene to the cold winter in Tohoku. I started donating through Kitakami City to have them do it.
At the same time, we decided to make and sell the softest "Angel Bookmark" in the world, including the appeal of cashmere, and donate 100 yen each time we sell one.

This "cashmere angel bookmark" is handmade one by one by UTO employees, considering the combination of the color of the main body and the color of the bush. It costs about 500 yen per sheet, but it is sold for 300 yen.
Of course, 100 yen was donated to support the victims of the Great East Japan Earthquake, and the donations started in 2012 have exceeded 2.3 million yen so far.

However, unfortunately, as time passed, the memory of the tragic Great East Japan Earthquake gradually faded, and the number of donations seems to be decreasing.
As a person who makes things in Tohoku Iwate, I would like to continue to support him as long as the company continues.


Donation year Amount

2012 78,600 yen
2013 130,200 yen
2014 221,400 yen
2015 400,000 yen
2016 400,000 yen
2017 400,000 yen
2018 300,000 yen
2019 400,000 yen

Total 2,330,200 yen

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最高級カシミヤニットの栞

岩手県北上市にある工場で職人が一つ一つ手作業で作るカシミヤの栞です。
世界最高峰のカシミヤ糸とみちのくの高い技術で作られた、柔らかく温かみのある栞です。

この「カシミヤ天使の栞」は、UTOの社員が本体の色と
ふさの色の組み合わせを考えながら1本1本手作りしたものです。

栞の本体の色とふさの色の組み合わせも手作りで選ばれているので、
デザインはそれぞれ異なりランダムでのお届けとなります。

(1枚500円ほどのコストがかかりますが300円で販売しております)


1枚100円の寄付をさせていただき、
2012年から始めた寄附は今までに310万円を超えました。

東北岩手の地でモノづくりをする者として、会社が続いている間は微力ですが支援を続けたいと思っています。



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