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Wagashi Needle Chopsticks are a signature tool of wagashi master Junichi Mitsubori of the ICHIKA school. He invented the needle cutting technique in wagashi making, bringing to life countless new designs that has movements unachievable before.
The pictures show two handle types, the darker wood is for hard needles, and the lighter wood is for soft needles.
Made in Japan.
Size (approx.): Length 200-205mm
Material: cherry wood
Since natural wood is the material used, there may be scratches, dents, or discolouration depending on the position of the wood knots. Using of detergent with hard water also may deteriorate the material faster. We do not accept exchanges or returns on this product.
Wagashi -- traditional Japanese sweets -- capture seasonality and imagery of nature in their aesthetics. They are served before the bowl of matcha that concludes even the most elaborate kaiseki meal. The specialty wagashi tools Gusta sources are from reputable makers. They exhibit the craftsmanship that is respected also in wagashi making.
Many products we sell at Gusta Supplies are exactly what we use in class -- authentic ingredients and professional-grade tools used in high end hotels and restaurants. We hope you enjoy using these products as much as our chefs favour them.
Inventory Last Updated: Dec 10, 2023