Kazumi Murose is called “Ningen Kokuho” in Japan. It means “Living national treasure”. This status has been giving to masters in different fields, who have extraordinary techniques. He is a master of “Shitsugei” or Japanese lacquer art.
Vertu is a British based manufacturer and retailer of luxury mobile phone, and they have created 4 types of phones titled ” Daigo”, “Kinko”, “Kikusui”,and “Nanten” by collaborating with Kazumi Murose.They only release these 4 phones (1 phone for 1 type), and it costs 20,000,000 yen, or 216,000 US dollars.