Rikyu Chopsticks (Heptagon)
Simple and Beautiful - Shop Recommend -
About Heptagon Chopsticks
Chopsticks grasp by three fingers that is odd number,
so Heptagon(7 angles) is best fit angles to grasp chopsticks!
These chopsticks shaves Heptagon from bottom to 1mm(0.03inches) of tip point.
About Rikyu Chopsticks
This style that bottom thinner than hand grip points were made by Rikyu master of ceremonial tea about 400 years ago.
Rikyu shaved the bottom of chopsticks to enjoy the fragrance of wood to the guest.
So we call it Rikyu chopsticks
About wood : Macassar ebony (marble ebony)
Macassar ebony is black and pale brown striped pattern are contained, and used as the highest-class wood to floor, pillar,
In order to this wood is very hard to shave by hand, it is a difficult wood, but if it polishes, it become very beautiful grain.
Please enjoy the grain of Macasser ebony with Rikyu Chopsticks.
This grain that reaches you is the only one in the world.
Surface finish: Japanese lacquer (natural)
Made in Japan