Issou Playful Mood Wakasa Lacquer Chopsticks 21cm/8.2in or 23cm/9in
These brightly colored Wakasa lacquer chopsticks are accented with three different colors of Japanese paper, and gold powder is sprinkled on top. The Japanese paper is slightly rough, so you can enjoy the original texture. The chopsticks are made of natural wood and lacquer, and have a modern design that is both authentic and playful.
These chopsticks are made by Ishida, which has been making Wakasa lacquer for over 80 years. Wakasa lacquerware is a traditional craft of Obama City, Fukui Prefecture, which has been around since the early Edo period.
The square shape makes it easy to hold. It is recommended not only for daily use, but also for entertaining guests and as a gift.
It comes in two colors, navy and red, each in a different size. Please choose the one that best fits your hand size.
- Quantity: 1
- Dimension: [Red]21cm/8.2in or [Navy]23cm/9in
- Material: Wood - Wakasa Lacquerware
- Coating: Urethane resin(upper part), lacquer(bottom part)
- Origin: Made in Japan
- Brand: Issou
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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.
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.
I love these chopsticks. They are so pretty that I don’t want to use them. The colours are beautiful and so is the quality. This was my first purchase from Music Kiln and I was pleasantly impressed with the products I received and look for ward to many more happy purchases. There its a shorter version of these chopsticks (8.2 inches) which is currently out of stock and I am hoping it will be back in stock soon!!!
Thanks for leaving such a wonderful feedback. As our products cannot be mass produced, we are sorry that sometimes they are out of stock. We will do our best to restock as soon as possible.