Functional Excellence of
The genuine lacquerwares have excellent characteristics.
They are made from natural materials and has mild touch to you.
They have many functional excellence, such as;
It has low heat transfer ratio than ceramics or glass, meaning that your hot soup will be warmer for longer time, or your cold drinks are cooler for a longer period of time.
It is much lighter than most tableware made of ceramics or glass.
To those who would carry tableware in hand (in Japan most of the times it is a manner to hold tableware in your hands) it is much easier to use due to its lightness..
It is more tolerant to complete breakage than ceramics
Lacquerwares will break or chip when you drop it, however it has more allowance before breaking than most of the ceramics or glass made tablewares.