Gourd Yamanaka Lacquerware Reusable Chopsticks 20.5cm/8in and Chopstick Rest
Gourd is known to bring good fortune and a symbol of lasting posterity and business success in Japan.
The lacquer is applied on a chopsticks in a way that preserves the grain of the wood and has a moderate roughness that prevents slipping.
Its timeless design is suitable for long-term use, daily use or when entertaining guests.
This set makes a great gift for someone or for yourself.
See also other chopsticks and matching chopstick rest from our collection for a more unified and beautiful Japanese table setting.
- Quantity: Set of 1 chopsticks and 1 chopsticks rest
- Dimension(chopsticks): 20.5cm(8in)
- Dimension(chopstick rest): 5.8cm(2.3)x 3cm(1.2in) x H1cm(0.4in)
- Material: Wood- Yamanaka Lacquerware
- Coating: Lacquer
- Origin: Made in Japan
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about yamanaka lacquerware
Yamanaka lacquerware is produced in the Yamanaka Onsen area of Kaga City, Ishikawa Prefecture, and has a history of about 400 years.
The traditional techniques of Yamanaka lacquerware were highly evaluated and became known throughout Japan, despite a period of temporary interruption.
It is characterized by the use of wood grain patterns to express a natural texture, and is made with great attention to detail.
It was designated as a traditional craft by the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry in 1975.