Cherry Blossoms Wakasa Lacquerware Chopsticks 23cm(9in)/21cm(8.3in) and Apple Chopstick Rests (Set of Two)
This gift set is collaborated with Tsugaru Vidro from Aomori Prefecture and Wakasa Lacquer chopsticks from Fukui Prefecture.
Chopsticks with cherry blossoms have an attractive deep red and green hue. Once you hold the chopsticks in your hand, you can truly appreciate the quality of authentic craftsmanship in a moment.
The most distinctive feature of Tsugaru Vidro is its beautifully colored glass and high technology of glass molding. They are highly valued and designated as a traditional craft of Aomori Prefecture.
The color scheme of this chopstick rests is based on the image of apples, a specialty of Aomori, where the glass factory that makes this product is located. Each is carefully handmade by artisans with nature's splendor from shape and color to the details. To draw the line inside of the small glass and create the shape of the chopstick rests requires a very delicate artisan’s technique. The shape is also designed to make it easy to place a pair of chopsticks. Only chopsticks are dishwasher and dish dryer safe.
- Quantity: Set of two pairs of chopsticks and two chopstick rests
- Dimension:【Chopsticks】W1cm(0.4in) x L23.(9in)/L21cm(8.3in)
- 【Chopstick rest】D4cm(1.6in) x H1.3cm(0.5in)
- Material:【Chopsticks】Polyester Urethane【Chopsticks rest】Glass
Origin:【Chopsticks】 Made in Japan - Wakasa Lacquerware
【Chopsticks rest】Made in Japan
- Brand: Kawai
- Notes: Original gift box included. Only chopsticks are dishwasher safe.
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Kawai Chopsticks is based in Obama city, Japan since 1943. Obama city is well-known production area for chopsticks called “Wakasa Nuri-bashi” (Wakasa lacquer chopsticks), and it has over 80% of share of chopsticks manufacture in Japan. While they maintain the rich history and tradition of Wakasa lacquer chopsticks, they always try to meet modern society’s needs: modern designed chopsticks which would fit any kinds of cuisine, chopsticks which is dish-washer safe, chopsticks for kids or elderly people, chopsticks made of environmentally friendly materials, and more.View more Kawai Chopsticks
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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