Miyabitake Flower Japanese Bamboo Children's Chopsticks 16.5cm/6.5in
These bamboo chopsticks are made by Miyabitake, and the 16.5cm(6.5in) size is perfect for children between the ages of 4 and 6, around the time they start elementary school.
It has a single flower painting as an accent on the body which has a natural color and wood grain pattern.
The bamboo chopsticks are light, easy to use, and made of natural material that is safe to put in children's mouth.
After use, wipe with a soft cloth or wash in lukewarm water and dry in the shade in a well-ventilated place.
Miyabitake is a brand of bamboo products handmade in Beppu City, Oita Prefecture, where is the largest producer of Japanese timber bamboo.
Beppu bamboo crafts originated in the Muromachi period (1336-1573) when baskets for peddlers were made and sold. During the Edo period (1603-1868), as the name of Beppu Hot Springs spread, kitchen utensils were made for use by the guests of the hot springs during their stay. As these items were brought back home as souvenirs, many bamboo crafts were produced and became a local industry in the Beppu area.
- Quantity: 1
- Material: Bamboo
- Coating: Urethane resin
- Origin: Made in Japan
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Japanese Bamboo Craft
Bamboo has been actively planted throughout Japan since ancient times, and well-kept bamboo groves have formed a beautiful landscape.
Flexible, strong, and versatile, bamboo is truly a blessing from nature and an indispensable plant for the transmission of Japanese culture and people's daily lives. Bamboo handicrafts have developed to suit the local lifestyle.