Oil-finished chopsticks (no lacquer)
Characteristics of oil-finished chopsticks using vegetable oil make it
easy to pinch food, you can feel warmth of wood and enjoy aging change.
About wood : Maguro (ebony)
Among the ebony, black wood is called "maguro".
Maguro is extremely hard and has a high density, so it is the perfect material for wood used for wooden chopsticks.
Also, by polishing it cleanly, it shows a sense of calmness and luxury.
These chopsticks are very comfortable to hold and fit in your hand.
Please enjoy the rare black wood at this opportunity.
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
Oil-finished chopsticks can be maintained by yourself.
When the color of the tip of chopsticks has changed or
when the color turns whitish overall, put vegetable oil
(such as olive oil) in cloth or paper etc. and paint it
on the whole chopstick for a while and then wipe off oil or rinse off.
（It is effective to wrap it in plastic lap after applying oil.）
※In order to prevent smell from sticking to chopsticks, use of oil with smell
cannot be recommended (commercially available extra virgin oil etc.)
Please enjoy the secular change of chopsticks.
Surface finish: vegetable oil
Made in Japan