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Sakura & Hokusai Chopsticks Set


Inlaid in these chopsticks are shells in the shape of cherry blossom petals which symbolize spring in Japan and its beauty. They are housed in a box made of paulownia wood featuring Hokusai's famous woodblock print “The Great Wave” which was the first print in a series called “Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji.” A symbol of Japan, Mt. Fuji is also considered auspicious, making this a perfect gift for someone special.

- Size: Green (23.5 cm), Red (21.5 cm)
- Material: Wood
- Dishwasher safe
- Made in Japan

Wakasa nuri, a traditional craft with a 400-year history

Japanese traditions and culture handed down from generation to generation in Obama city, and a passion for skilled craftsmanship and manufacturing.

An uncompromising commitment to chopsticks.

The highest quality, only found in genuine items handcrafted by master craftsmen.

Obama City, Fukui Prefecture

Designated as a “land of divine offerings,” Wakasa Obama has supported the capital's food culture by sending salt and marine products to the capital since ancient times. In the olden days, Wakasa Obama was also the largest hub between the sea road leading from the mainland and the land road leading to the capital. This bustling townscape of the past, the area's abundant nature, and rich culture including food and rituals that have been handed down from generation to generation still exist today.