Oedo - Koh Chrysanthemum Incense Sticks
Oedo - Koh Tokyo Incense. Chrysanthemum low smoke incense sticks by Nippon Kodo.
The gardeners of Komagome and Sugamo near Edo are said to have sparked the chrysanthemum craze of the Edo era. Fond of the fancy and spectacular, Edo dwellers loved the beautiful and fragrant flowers, which were displayed or fashioned into various shapes. Chrysanthemums were believed since ancient times to prolong life, and during the Edo Period the Chrysanthemum Festival became a yearly event where people drank chrysanthemum sake infused with medicinal blossoms. The smooth, refreshing scent of chrysanthemum will delight you as it did the denizens of old Edo.
60 hand-rolled sticks with a metal incense burner that resembles the stone pavements of Edo.
These fragrances have been specially blended to correlate with the folk tales that were told during the Edo Period.
Each incense is colored with traditional colors.
One by one, these products are carefully hand crafted by the skilled craftsman of Tokyo.The incense is nestled in a paulownia box while the packaging is adorned with Japanese patterns in traditional colors. We paid special attention to textures and made sure the packaging has a luxurious surface finish.
The Ukiyo-e paintings printed inside the package express the aesthetic during the Edo period.