Sakura Yamanaka Lacquer Chopstick
GATO MIKIO's Sakura Yamanaka Lacquer chopsticks are elegant chopsticks with a sharp design. Finished in wipe lacquer.
They are made of wild sakura trees, with a motif of sakura and the falling petals.
Wild sakura trees are favourly used as a material for chopsticks in Japan.
The smooth and light nature makes a perfect combination for an ideal chopsticks.
- Quantity: 1
- Dimension(Red): 21cm(8.2in)
- Dimension(Black): 23cm(9.0in)
- Material: Wood - Yamanaka Lacquerware
- Origin: Made in Japan
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.