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welcome to te. by kao

I'm Kaori - designer and maker of homeware, accessories and ceramics.


You can view all of my products from the online store, and find out more about me and te. by kao in the About section.


Thanks for visiting!

Eleven Stars and Three Mountains is ongoing charitable project of te. by kao. I would like to thank you for each one of you have purchased the iron on patches and enamel pins so far. It means a lot to be able to raise money for SANDS UK ( amd Ashinaga charity in Japan provides educatonal support to orphaned children (  Read the story behind this project on the "Eleven Stars and Three Mountains" section.


Overseas order please message us directly.

Our favorites

leather hanging nests

Sustainable offcuts leather plant holders Comes in a variety of colour ropes to show off your beautiful plants.

Select one from the online shop or contact me for a custom colour combination. 

A pile of leather hanging nests on my hand


Wheel thrown stoneware ceramics made in my garden studio in Shropshire, England.

The Collection is inspired by my Japanese heritage - simple and functional. 


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