Amaterasu Corkmatters pendant lamp is one of the lamps from the Corkmatters series. Laser cutting is combined with a unique handmade process transforms a cork sheet into a decorative and organic lamp shade where the light reflecting on the cork and slipping through its holes creates a warm and cozy atmosphere. Its name, Amaterasu, derives from the ancient Japanese sun goddess.
How Its Made
Corkmatters series is made with a sustainable concern in the production method. All Corkmatters products are handmade with natural materials (with the exception of the electrical components). In this production method cork is crafted in a unique way where the physical properties of cork are explored to an utmost aesthetic use. Combining laser cutting technology with a non-pollutant handmade shaping process. Two dimensional cork sheets are unfolded into three dimensional sculptural objects.