Lacquer type: urushi
Chopsticks made in Japan
A pair of chopsticks with an original symbolism. Its name Ginza Kingyo, refers to silver coins factories from the Edo period, ginza, and gold fish, kingyo, bringing wealth. The vermilion color of these beautiful chopsticks also provides luck to its owner.
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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