These Mikawa Nagura Shima Extra Large Size are scarce and well regarded for creating a silky smooth mud that aides in abrading hard natural stones. They make an excellent paring with our finishing stones on the website like the Okuda, Ohria and Ozuku stones. This batch of naguras weigh from 6-7oz and we have the 6 pictured only. They are in cube shape as pictured and all of them come with nice kanji stamps on them. This was a special, one-time purchase so once these are gone we don't think we can acquire any more.
Here is what my stone dealer had to say about these. "This is the most famous and traditional Nagura stone for natural stones. It comes from Aichi prefecture. The color is white or yellow/brown. The shipped one is called “Shima” and according to the factory, “Shima” type is almost zero in stock. The grit is about 3000 and it is rather soft.
Please note you will get ONE of these stones pictured NOT all of them. I showed the group to show you the different shapes and sizes in this batch. I'll randomly pick one of them for you and ship it if you order.
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