Things for the Slow Home: Mjölk Glass Carafe

Things for the Slow Home: Mjölk Glass Carafe

Amber Byfield
Aug 18, 2011
Maybe one can't argue for efficiency in this case, but glass carafes (especially this one, with its ever-elegant natural water filter) evoke a sense of calm and point directly to thoughtful, intentional design. Simply looking at this piece that embodies form and function makes us breathe a little more deeply. This hand-made, mouth-blown glass carafe from Mjölk comes with a piece of water-filtering coal (white coal, or Kishu Binchotan, which is made by heating a piece of Japanese oak in a kiln), which soaks up chlorine from tap water and filters good minerals into the drinking water. Find it: Glass carafe & Kishu Binchotan (coal) at Mjölk, $125 Related posts:Green Style: John & Juli of MjölkThe Binchotan Coal Water PurifierBamboo Charcoal Deodorizer by Kyoshi NishioJapanese White Charcoal by Sort of Coal
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