This chasen is meticulously handmade by traditional handcraft expert, Yasaburo Tanimura.
This Hyappondate (百本立) style chasen has approximately one hundred prongs. The handgrip is thick and thus perfect even for beginners to make great matcha.
Type: Takayama chasen: Takayama in Northernmost Nara is known as a "bamboo village," and it's the birthplace of the chasen, the matcha tea whisk. Chasen production in Takayama started 500 years ago during the Muromachi era and this local craftsmanship, unique to the area, is handed down from generation to generation via the eldest child of the family(一子相伝).
CareSize: H 12 cm / 4.72 in x D 6 cm / 2.36 in Weight: 65 g / 0.14 lb Place of Origin: Handcrafted in Nara Prefecture, Japan
- Be mindful that the tip of the chasen prongs may bend or break when rubbed vigorously against the teabowl.
- Clean only with water (no detergents) after use.
- Use your fingers to remove matcha stains if there were any.
- Dry properly to avoid mold.
Note: Each piece has a unique irregular shape. Actual color may vary from picture due to screen settings.