Lacquer type: Urushi
Dimensions: 23 cm
Chopsticks made in Japan
Some beautiful laquered chopsticks decorated with chrysanthemum. Kingiku means golden chrysanthemum. This flower symbolizes happiness, good health and longevity. In Japan, the 16 petals chrysanthemum became a symbol of the Emperor. During the fall, you can visit numerous chrysanthemum exhibitions in all Japan.
Japanese urushi lacquer is made from the sap of the urushi tree, a tradition dating back to the Jomon period (6000BC).
Laquered objects (Shikki) are sensitive to a direct exposure to sunlight. These products cannot be used in microwaves and cannot be washed in dishwasher. Urushi products should be quickly dried after washing.
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