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Cat Ring, Rabbit Ring, Dog Ring, Bird Ring, Butterfly Earrings, Silver Jewelry

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Announcement    It produces cats, rabbits, birds, dogs, small animal rings, earrings and pendants.

I am particular about cuteness and comfort.

A peaceful everyday life with animals.
You can imagine such a happy life landscape ...
I want you to be happy just to see it.

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Last updated on Jan 10, 2020

It produces cats, rabbits, birds, dogs, small animal rings, earrings and pendants.

I am particular about cuteness and comfort.

A peaceful everyday life with animals.
You can imagine such a happy life landscape ...
I want you to be happy just to see it.

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Shinshi Kato

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Shinshi Kato

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Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(9)

About naturamaJapan

Sales 56
On Etsy since 2016

It's full of cute animal jewelry.

SHINSHI KATO was born in 1967.


He grew up in a relatively poor household and was not able to buy anything trendy.

Instead, he used his time making creative toys by redesigning daily items and drawing manga. For example, he made some unique new coin banks from an empty box of sweets.

He was in charge of character design at a game company and became interested in a wide range of designs. He continued to challenge himself with various jobs and was introduced to goldsmithing at a jewelry class that he happened to visit.

In his thirties, he finally learned the joy of manufacturing and lived a sleepless cycle of creating and working part-time.

Even though he was confident in his techniques, his elaborate jewelries did not sell.


Meanwhile, after losing his beloved cat, he decided to make cat products that resembled her.

Instead of drawing a cat as it is, however, he designed it so that it can be enjoyed by all visual aspects such as the back side, which is not visible when worn. He added realistic components, as well as natural and lovable deformations to the cat's facial expression.

His animal accessory designs are sold in pop-up stores at department stores and online retailers.

From September 2011, Oyamazaki Sanso Museum of Art (Kyoto) has displayed and sold his accessories of morpho butterflies.

In February 2015, SHINSHI KATO participated as a guest artist at Milan Preta Porte in Italy.

Shop members

  • Shinshi Kato

    Owner, Creator, Maker

    Shinshi Kato is from Izumo City, Shimane Prefecture. After that he moved to Kyoto with his parents. Because of the influence of the Buddhist image craftsman's grandfather, I think he was an even more imaginative child who was more interested in production. Established the silver accessory brand "Arama Roots" in 2000. From October 2016, he travels irregularly to Lyon, France and Milan, Italy every year to learn European traditional techniques.

  • Naomi Kato

    Photographer, Shipper

    "I'm glad I bought it at Naturama". Value your voice so you can say. I'm always studying to be a better shop.

  • グリとラテュ

    Assistant

    [GURIS] and [LUTYU] are brother and sister cat. These jewelry are modeled on two cats.

Shop policies

Last updated on January 10, 2020
☆There is no identical item it they are made by hands. Each one of them has
different taste.
☆I try to take the photo of the item as close as possible to the actual item,
but please note that there may be some minor differences depending on
the display on your screen.

Accepted payment methods

Paypal
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Returns and exchange details
For the initial defect item (as a rule, the item should be neither opened nor used),
I accept the returned item within 8 days after you receive your order. Thus, please check the item immediately you receive it.
Special orders are non-returnable.
Payment
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I’m not responsible for delays due to customs.
Shipping
All of the products will be shipped from Japan.
Normally, the delivery is made within 1~2 week after your order is shipped, but the required days for the delivery may vary depending on the situation of the country where the delivery is made.
Additional policies and FAQs
We take no responsibility for any accident. Please refrain from using it if you have metal allergy diathesis. Even if not, we recommend you to consult a doctor before getting it if you have any anxiety.
Depending on your constitution, you may have itch or irritation. When you feel something wrong with your skin, stop using it and consult a doctor.

Use of the jewelry at hot places like sauna or extremely cold places like ski resorts is dangerous and may causes burn or cold injury. Do not put on it.
Depending on your constitution, you may have itch or irritation. When you feel something wrong with your skin, stop using it and consult a doctor.

Use of the jewelry at hot places like sauna or extremely cold places like ski resorts is dangerous and may causes burn or cold injury. Do not put on it.
We take no responsibility for any accident.