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Japanese Culture Chopstick Rest - 5 Kinds / 縁起物お箸置き

Japanese Culture Chopstick Rest - 5 Kinds / 縁起物お箸置き

Japanese Culture Chopstick Rest - 5 Kinds / 縁起物お箸置き

Regular price $20.00

The five kinds of chopstick rests have been made by a kiln in Japan that specialises in Arita yaki since 1865. 

The new year is the biggest celebration in Japan. We'd love to talk about some interesting cultures in Japan by introducing these five kinds of chopstick rests. 

🏷️ What's included? One (1) Chopstick Rest

🎎 Designed and Made In Japan (Aritayaki)

🍶 Material: Porcelain

1) Ginhane

It is an auspicious arrow feather pattern. The arrow is given at Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples as a Japanese New Year's lucky charm or sacred tool. It has been used in Japan for a long time, and now it is also a talisman. 
📏 Size: 6.5 x 5.7 x 1.9 cm height
🆗 Dishwasher safe

2) Tsuzumi

The Japanese musical instrument (和楽器) is a symbol of culture and is a pattern that wishes to improve the arts. It also means showing success when it comes to "things get better".
As this product is drawn using a technique called "overpainting", it cannot be used in the microwave or Dishwasher.
📏 Size: 6.5 x 5.7 x 1.9 cm height

🚫 Not suitable for Dishwasher.

3) Hagoita and 4) Hane

Hanetsuki (Hanetsuki) is a Japanese New Year is one of the traditional games that has been done in, Sapindaceae game hit in battledores those with a feather in the seeds of. It means to get rid of the troubles of the year and wish for the health and growth of the child.

Hagoita (3) is the battledore. 
📏 Size: 6.4 x 2.6 x 1.2 cm height
🆗 Dishwasher safe

Hago (4) is a small wooden sphere originally made of Sapindaceae seeds with several bird feathers. 
📏 Size: 4.5 x 3.5 x 1.4 cm height
🆗 Dishwasher safe

5) Gold Makie

The "lacquer work/蒔絵技法" of lacquer is expressed with porcelain. It is an elegant and luxurious chopstick rest. Mandarin duck, which is said to be a symbol of a good marriage, has long been loved as an auspicious bird.
📏 Size: 6.2 x 4.6 x 11 cm height
🆗 Dishwasher safe

As every piece has its handmade feature, slight irregularities in size, glaze, colour and texture might occur and reflect the nature of the artisan product.


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