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Susutake Chashaku, Soot Coloured Matcha Scoop by Suikaen | Yasaburo Tanimura

Susutake Chashaku, Soot Coloured Matcha Scoop by Suikaen | Yasaburo Tanimura

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Susutake Chashaku, Soot Coloured Matcha Scoop by Suikaen | Yasaburo Tanimura
Handmade in Takayama, Nara, Japan
Approximate measuements: 18.5cm

We’re very honoured to be working with the Japanese Chasen Artisans of Suikaen | Yasaburo Tanimura. Suikaen | Yasaburo Tanimura has inherited the leading technique of more than 500 years of history of Chasen making, continuously crafted from generation to generation. Headed by 25th generation Master Craftman Yasaburo Tanimura.

A fine Susutake (soot coloured) Bamboo Chashaku, skilfully hand crafted with great care. Perfect for measuring the an amount of Matcha powder. An essential tool for Matcha & tea ceremony practice crafted to the utmost quality that will give great longevity in use.

Each Chashaku is handcrafted and unique, created using 100% natural authentic Japanese bamboo. Following traditional knowledge and techniques from ancient times.

Made in the popular Nakabushi style (middle node style) from seasoned bamboo, that has been taken from traditional Japanese thatched houses. The unique colour has naturally occurred over hundreds of years, enchanced by smoke from the hearth. The soot coloured bamboo is repurposed to create beautiful objects for tea ceremony, this style of bamboo is becoming a real rarity.

Almost all of Japan's tea whisk production is done in Takayama, Nara.
Takayama has a long history of Chasen and tea ceremony utensil production going back to the Muromachi period (1333-1568). This is impart due to the natural alpine climate being so beneficial to Chasen making & Bamboo production.

Each Chashaku is natural, handmade and unique, therefore slight variations in shape, size and finish will occur.

Artist Portraits used with kind permission from Suikaen | Yasaburo Tanimura

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