Feeling like a celebrity💛

Feeling like a celebrity💛

Have you ever heard of gold leaf? It’s called “Kinpaku” in Japanese.


Gold leaf is made by beating gold down to 1/10,000th of a millimeter in thickness. In ancient times, it was used as decoration for shrines, Buddhist statues, and crafts. In Japan, gold leaf was being manufactured in the latter half of the 16th century. (Various theories exist.)


Kanazawa City in Ishikawa Prefecture produces 99% of Japan's share of gold leaf! It is a famous tourist destination for its beautiful Japanese gardens.


Kenrokuen Garden, 1 Kenroku-cho, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, 920-0936, Japan


In recent years, a number of products containing gold leaf, such as dessert, sundries, and gold leaf cosmetics, have been sold in Kanazawa City. 

 

Most famous soft serve ice cream with gold leaf !🍦

It is a very famous sweet that has been introduced on TV and in magazines. It is a must-try when you visit Kanazawa. It is reasonably priced and sold for less than 1,000 yen. It is the world's most luxurious soft serve ice cream that uses a single piece of edible gold leaf boldly!

Not only food!

There are even cosmetics made with gold leaf!💄

Gold leaf beauty is attracting attention not only because of its gorgeous appearance, but also because the ingredients in gold leaf are said to promote a heightened sense of well-being and a healing effect that has a positive effect on the skin.

Since beauty products are applied directly to the skin, a variety of cosmetics have been created, such as those in water in skincare products and those embedded in lip balm type products.

Exciting News!

iimono has just imported edible gold leaf from Kanazawa, a famous gold leaf production area! ✨

You can sprinkle it on your dishes or sprinkle it on your drinks to create a gorgeous and sparkling arrangement.

 

Just by having this, you can easily create a different arrangement!

Why don't you try to incorporate it into your daily cooking?

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