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Japanese Chasen Matcha Tea Whisk 80 Prong - Nara Takayama Bamboo Whisk

Japanese Chasen Matcha Tea Whisk 80 Prong - Nara Takayama Bamboo Whisk

Made and sold by: Ocha & Co.

Country of Origin: Japan

£29.99

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    Description

    Authentic Japanese Bamboo Matcha Whisk (Chasen) 80 prong from Wakasa Inoue, the master craftsman for traditional arts.


    • Authentic Japanese Bamboo Matcha Whisk

    • Cold snowy winters in the region produce the best quality bamboo in Japan

    • 80 Prong General Use

    • Nara Takayama Kitemark

    • Limited supply (we order 10 whisks every two months)

    • Made by 3rd generation master craftsman Inoue Wakasa

    About the maker
    Wakasa Inoue has been officially recognised as a master craftsman for traditional arts by the Japanese government. He started his apprenticeship in 1973 before succeeding the family business making traditional Japanese Chasen for the tea ceremony. His work is to be found in the prestigious Takashima department store in Tokyo and is recognised even among his peers for its high quality.

    Takayama Whisks
    All the whisks are made to order with only a limited supply available to us at Ocha & Co. Takayama in Nara Prefecture has a long history of Chasen or Tea Whisk production going back over 500 hundred years and the introduction of the tea ceremony into Japan. It is one of the only areas in Japan where Chasen are still made in the traditional way.

    Did you know?
    Three types of Bamboo are used in making whisks. 2-3 year old bamboo is cut during the winter months, processed to take out the natural oils and then sun dried outside, before being turned into whisks. Piles of bamboo sticks being dried are a common sight in the Takayama region.

    Producer

    Produced by: Ocha & Co.

    Storage

    Wash with clean water and dry before storage.

    Country of Origin

    Japan

    Delivery

    Ocha & Co. offers the following delivery options:
    Courier: £4.99 PER ORDER from Ocha & Co.

    Further delivery details from Ocha & Co.:

    Orders dispatched from Japan.


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    We currently only support orders for UK mainland addresses.

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