i begin by cutting out a circle of clay with a cookie cutter. then i roll and flip, roll and flip, until the clay is stretched to its limit. the thinness and shape remind me of a crêpe (the pancake) and the texture reminds me of crêpe (the textile), hence the name.
a simple, understated, delicate incense holder for japanese-style incense sticks made of unglazed stoneware clay. no two are the same, though you can specify in the checkout notes whether you would like it curved or flat. most are reversible (choose the texture you prefer). diameter is 4-5 inches. incense not included.