MATSUKAN SAKURA CASCADE WAKASA LACQUERWARE SET OF TWO PAIRS OF CHOPSTICKS 23 CM (9.1 IN) / 21 CM (8.3 IN) WITH CHOPSTICK RESTS (SET OF TWO)
¥11,300

Matsukan Sakura Cascade Wakasa Lacquerware Set of Two Pairs of Chopsticks 23 cm (9.1 in) / 21 cm (8.3 in) with Chopstick Rests (Set of Two)

JPY ¥11,300

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The Sakura Cascade chopsticks set blends joyful aesthetics with functional elegance. Adorned with the vivid hues of red and blue, these chopsticks feature a sprinkling of delicate cherry blossoms and petals, inviting a sense of celebration with every bite. 

A subtle gradation infuses a soft warmth into the striking colors, while the thoughtful distribution of glitter enhances the lightness of the falling petals. Crafted to perfection, these chopsticks rest comfortably in your hand, and promise a delight for the eyes. 

The chopstick tips preserve the wood's natural color, enhanced with an elegant shimmer, and are treated with a non-slip finish which ensures a comfortable and secure gripThis item is also dishwasher-safe, offering ease of use without compromising on beauty — a feature sure to be appreciated.

Adding to the allure of these chopsticks are the Hasami ware rests, finished in a gentle pink hue. These rests are made using molds that are traditionally reserved for crafting rakugan, a classic Japanese sweet, from a renowned wagashi shop. 

Presented in a paulownia box, inscribed with the Sakura-saku name— a poetic ode to the blooming of cherry blossoms — these elegantly crafted chopsticks are a connoisseur's delight. This pairing makes for an impeccable gift, sure to enchant aficionados of authentic Japanese tableware with its refined charm and cultural allure.

Matsukan, based in Obama City, Fukui Prefecture, stands as a leading producer of lacquerware chopsticks rooted in the traditional craft of Wakasa lacquerware. Since its beginning in 1922, Matsukan has remained dedicated solely to chopstick manufacturing. While honoring the intricate artistry and lasting craftsmanship of Wakasa lacquerware, their products are beautifully designed to complement contemporary living.

PRODUCT DETAIL

  • QuantitySet of two pairs of chopsticks and two chopstick rests
  • Dimension: [Chopsticks] 23 cm (9.1 in) / 21 cm (8.3 in) / [Chopstick rest] 3.4 cm (1.3 in) x H 1.3 cm (0.5 in)
  • Box: 14 cm (5.5 in) x 27.5 cm (10.8 in) x 2 cm (0.8 in)
  • Material: [Chopsticks] Wood / [Chopstick rest] Porcelain
  • Coating for chopsticks: Polyester urethane resin
  • Origin: Made in Japan - Wakasa lacquerware, Hasami ware

MATSUKAN SAKURA SERIES

The Sakura series is a symphony of artistry and tradition. Every pair in this selection embodies the delicate allure of sakura, Japan's iconic cherry blossoms, renowned for their fleeting beauty and cultural significance. These chopsticks celebrate their elegance, designed to bring the serene grace of a Japanese spring to your dining experience.Each set is presented in a paulownia wood box, making it an exceptionally delightful choice for a gift.

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ABOUT MATSUKAN WAKASA LACQUER CHOPSTICKS

Matsukan has been dedicated to the art of crafting exquisite lacquered chopsticks for the past 100 years. Located in Obama City, renowned for its lacquered chopsticks industry deeply rooted in the local Wakasa lacquerware tradition, Matsukan has passionately infused excitement to many through their chopsticks.

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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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