Tanaka Hashiten

Extra Fine Chopsticks - Shu Men


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Crafted from high-quality laminated wood, these chopsticks from Tanaka Hashiten offer both durability and a natural wood feel. Renowned for their resistance to water, wear, and tear, this material is commonly used in furniture and architecture, ensuring long-lasting use. Unique to these chopsticks is their ability to resist fraying, a common issue with regular wooden chopsticks, making them a reliable choice for daily use.

The chopsticks are polished with a plant-based wax, providing a natural sheen that highlights the wood's texture. Available in two elegant shades: Sumi, a serene dark brown echoing ebony, and Shu Men, a deep red reminiscent of rosewood, they are both 9.25" long, perfect for a variety of dining needs. Dishwasher-safe, these chopsticks blend traditional beauty with modern convenience.

  • Made in Fukui, Japan
  • Dishwasher safe

Founded in 1948 in Obama City, Fukui Prefecture, Tanaka Hashiten is known for their carefully crafted Wakasa lacquered chopsticks. Drawing inspiration from the historic "Saba Kaido," they focus on traditional techniques to create chopsticks that are both functional and aesthetically pleasing, embodying a quiet reflection of Japan's rich culinary heritage.

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