ISSOU WEDDING GIFT WAKASA LACQUERWARE SET OF TWO PAIRS OF CHOPSTICKS 23CM(9IN)/21CM(8.3IN) AND CHOPSTICK RESTS (SET OF TWO)
¥6,800

Issou Wedding Gift Wakasa Lacquerware Set of Two Pairs of Chopsticks 23cm(9in)/21cm(8.3in) and Chopstick Rests (Set of Two)

JPY ¥6,800

 

This set includes two pairs of chopsticks in a gentle pearly hue and two chopstick rests with a motif of wedding rings. Chopsticks used as a pair are popular as a wedding gift as they signify "a couple supporting each other and spending time together." They are coated with urethane resin and are dishwasher-safe.

These chopsticks have a beautiful glossy texture and are easy to hold and thick. The tips of the chopsticks are roughened to make it easier to grip food, even slippery food such as noodles.

The chopsticks come in two colors, light blue and pink, each in a different size. Its timeless design is suitable for long-term use, daily use or when entertaining guests.

The paulownia box has a cute illustration of the bride and groom, and the inside cardboard has a mizuhiki knot and heart motifs, making this package full of festive atmosphere and a perfect gift.

These chopsticks are made by Ishida which has been producing Wakasa lacquerware for over 80 years. Wakasa lacquerware is a traditional craft of Obama City, Fukui Prefecture that has been around since the early Edo period.

PRODUCT DETAIL

  • QuantitySet of two pairs of chopsticks and two chopstick rests
  • Dimension:【Chopsticks】23cm/9in and 21cm/8.3in 
    【Chopstick rest】D3cm(1.2in) x H0.9cm(0.4in)
  • MaterialWood - Wakasa Lacquerware
  • Coating: Urethane resin
  • Origin: Made in Japan
  • Brand: Issou

ABOUT ISHIDA WAKASA LACQUER CHOPSTICKS

Ishida has been making Wakasa-nuri for more than eighty years. Wakasa lacquerware is a traditional craft of Obama, Fukui Prefecture that has been around since the early Edo period.

​​Ishida not only preserves the tradition, but also challenges the best chopsticks by paying attention to the product from every angle such as material, design, and texture. Using their own skilled craftsmanship as a foundation, the company has also developed their own machinery and equipment to produce high-quality, low-cost chopsticks that balance the two polar elements of tradition and innovation, warmth and sharpness.

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ISSOU COLLECTION

Issou is an original brand of Ishida, the company which has been making Wakasa lacquer chopsticks for over 80 years. It has a variety of creative and high-quality chopsticks that fit the needs of modern life, made with the techniques that have been handed down from previous generations.

It collaborates with different production areas, such as Wajima lacquerware and Aizu lacquerware, to create beautiful designs and functionality that have never been seen before.

ABOUT WAKASA LACQUER CHOPSTICKS

Wakasa lacquer chopsticks are traditional lacquered chopsticks from Obama City, Fukui Prefecture, with a history of about 400 years. It currently accounts for more than 80% of the national share of domestically produced lacquered chopsticks. Wakasa lacquer chopsticks was designated as a "traditional craft" on February 6, 1978 in recognition of its advanced techniques. It is characterized by their unique three-dimensional patterns created by applying layers of colored lacquer made of shells and eggshells. It was sometimes called "jewel lacquering" because of the noble shine of the patterns that represented the ocean floor.

Today, you can find a wide variety of Wakasa lacquer chopsticks, some handmade using traditional methods, some made using transfer sheets, and some made using dishwasher-safe paints. Enjoy choosing the chopsticks that best suit your lifestyle.

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06/07/2024
Samuel W.
Canada Canada
I recommend this product

Amazing Product

The product I purchased was above and beyond my expectations. The care and attention to detail was evident from the moment I made the purchase. From thoughtful emails keeping me updated on my purchase up until it arrived at my door. On arrival the product was meticulously wrapped to ensure no damage, the traditional wrap was stunning, the cute chopstick box was met with high praise and the chopstick set was beautiful, definitely a timeless piece. We were so happy with our purchase, would recommend to anybody interested!

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01/28/2024
MM
Hong Kong Hong Kong
I recommend this product

Excellent craft!

Excellent craft! Can’t find fault in them. There’s also a letter along the item which gives a special touch. I can say there’s a heart in their craft! Thank you for your work! Appreciate it a lot.

05/21/2024

MUSUBI KILN

Thank you so much for a kind words of review. We do put our heart into every order so you made our day. Please come back and visit us again.

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01/03/2024
Anonymous
Australia Australia
I recommend this product

Excellent craftsmanship

Arrived as pictured. They're beautifully crafted and was a wedding gift the newlyweds loved.

04/19/2024

MUSUBI KILN

Thank you so much. Please come and visit us again!