Iwachu Cast Iron Lotus Incense Burner - Turquoise

Elegant cast iron incense burner manufactured in Morioka - Japan by the well-known family-run company Iwachu, who has been a specialist of cast iron process for more than 100 years.

The lotus flower represents the purity of body and soul. From a metaphorical point of view, the muddy waters where the lotus grows symbolise attachment and carnal desires and its immaculate flower the promise of salvation.The legend tells that when Buddha was born, he started to walk and at each step a lotus flower appeared on the ground.

The sacred lotus is also associated with longevity: seeds found in the Liaoning Chinese province germinated after remaining dormant for more than 1.300 years!

10.8cm (Dia) x 2.5 cm (H), cast iron, includes holder to burn Japanese incense