Turtle Shell Pattern Yamanaka Lacquerware Ramen Spoon
A heartfully crafted spoon of a turtle shell pattern. It is a large size, but being made of wood, it is light and easy to hold. The distinctive design makes you feel as if you are tasting it at a ramen restaurant.
The warmth and natural texture of wood is perfect not only for hot noodles, but also for Japanese dishes such as simmered dishes, oden, and tofu.
"Suri Urushi"(wiped lacquer) matte finish brings out the beauty of the wood grain. The exquisite shine of lacquer is attained by numerous layers of lacquer coating done by craftspersons of Yamanaka lacquerware.
- Quantity: 1
- Dimension: 22cm(6.7in) x 5.7cm(2.4in)
- Material: Wood
- Coating: Lacquer
- Origin: Made in Japan - Yamanaka Lacquerware
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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.