Silver Shunkei-nuri Chopsticks / Takao Togashi

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This pair of chopsticks is crafted using a traditional Japanese lacquerware technique which involves applying layers of silver powder onto a lacquered surface. “Shunkei-nuri” is a method of applying clear lacquer over wood to allow the natural wood pattern to unveil. This exquisite pair carry a beautiful sheen that will add a gorgeous touch to the modern dining table. 

  • Area: Fukushima Prefecture
  • Material: Lacquerware
  • Size: L239mm
  • This product comes with box.

Artist: Takao Togashi

A lacquer artist from Aizuwakamatsu, Fukushima Prefecture. He is the third generation of Nushi Ichitomi, a renowned lacquerware studio focusing on the tradition of Aizu lacquerware. Though rooted in the heritage of this craft, Mr. Togashi is known for his intriguing style that pushes the boundaries between East and West, beyond the old world and new.

Instructions for use

To use this product safely and comfortably, please follow the instructions below:

  • Do not use the product in places subject to water to keep out mold. In case of getting wet, please dry it completely in a well-ventilated place.
  • Never soak lacquerware in water for a long time.
  • Never leave lacquerware under direct sunlight directly or in high humidity, this is to avoid the risk of transformation, discoloration and mold.
  • To remove oily spots or fingerprints, wipe with a soft cloth.
  • Never use scrubbing brushes, scouring powders or dish washing machines.
  • As these are handmade products, each piece will look slightly different.

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