Rikyu Chopsticks (Pentagon)

Rikyu Chopsticks (Pentagon) -Beautiful Chopsticks-



About Pentagon Chopsticks

These chopsticks shaves pentagon from bottom to 1mm(0.03inches) of tip point.

Size of the surface is wider than Heptagon( 7 ) of the same odd number.


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