ISHIDA THREE POINT SUPPORT CHOPSTICKS WAKASA LACQUER CHOPSTICKS 16.5CM/6.5IN TO 23.5CM/9.2IN
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Ishida Three Point Support Chopsticks Wakasa Lacquer Chopsticks 16.5cm/6.5in to 23.5cm/9.2in

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These lacquered Japanese chopsticks help you hold your chopsticks in a beautiful way. The indentations and lines tell you where to place your fingers correctly.

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

The carving on the handle not only accentuates the design, but also has indentations that fits your hand for easy holding. They are available in a variety of sizes to suit both right- and left-handed. It is recommended for people who want to hold chopsticks correctly and beautifully, from children to elderly.

PRODUCT DETAIL

  • Quantity: 1
  • Dimension: 16.5cm/6.5in - 23.5cm/9.2in
  • Material: Wood, lacquer- Wakasa Lacquerware
  • Coating: Lacquer
  • Origin: Made in Japan

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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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02/10/2022
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I made a New Year’s resolution to learn how to use chopsticks properly. These are sized correctly for my adult hands, look elegant, and function like regular chopsticks (not connected at the back). I’ve been making excellent progress! Note “sold individually” refers to pairs, not individual chopsticks.

02/15/2022

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