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For any inquiries or requests, please use the form on the right to contact us.  We will get back to you as soon as possible normally within 24 hours.  

Thank you!  

b. benten is the online shop for high quality handmade ceramics and houseware items from Japan rooted in tradition for everyday use. Our mission is to introduce Japan's master artisans to the world by offering their limited work and covering fascinating stories of craftsmanship.


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b. benten is an online boutique showcasing a collection of tableware, kitchen tools, coffee and tea accessories, and other housewares products, all handcrafted by highly skilled artists and artisans here in Japan.  

In today's culture with surfeit of branding and mass-produced goods, we believe that there is a growing interest in how things are made and an appreciation for craft.  And when you invest in crafted, well designed, functional objects for the home the quality of life improves.  

We are simply passionate about the exquisitely crafted goods that can be used everyday.  All the pieces meet the modern lifestyle while using the technology of traditional craft that has been passed down from generation to generation.  We carefully select pieces that are hauntingly beautiful and incredibly difficult to source.  Each item has an incredible story behind it.  

The shop is named after Benten, the goddess of arts, beauty, wisdom, love, knowledge, good fortune. 

We hope to bring you joy and beauty into your life, too.      

Please don't hesitate to drop an email: and let us know your questions and requests, or just to say hi.

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