Made in Japan and crafted from quality wood, this pair of Japanese lacquered chopsticks is in a stylish black and feature a unique marble swirl design in brown, orange and beige.
Known as wakasa nuri hashi, which can be translated into “wakasa lacquer chopsticks”. Chopsticks
like this stylish Japanese lacquered chopsticks is highly regarded creations that have been in production in Fukui prefecture since the Edo period. Layer upon layer of lacquer is applied in the production method. Final product are then polished to a smooth and glossy finish..
This marble swirl design resembling the rings of tree trunks is a well-known effect that comes from carving of the chopsticks after the layers of lacquer. Swirl designs are carved inwards to expose lacquer layers.
Wakasa Japanese lacquered chopsticks are extremely labor intensive to produce and are highly regarded as a perfected art of chopsticks craftsmanship.
Hand washing is recommended for this item.Discontinued
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