This Kashikiri, or dessert knife, is designed for Japanese ‘Wagashi’ sweets that traditionally accompany matcha tea and green tea. It can however be used for any sweets and cakes.
It is hand made by two specialist artisans who collaborated to produce this unique and sophisticated utensil. Tomomi Oguni, a metalworker from Kanagawa crafted the Kashikiri knife made of copper, and Naomi Sakano from Okinawa is a traditional dyeing Artist who crafted the ‘Saya’ sheath.
Both are housed in a ‘Kiri’ (paulownia wood) box to complete this refined and distinctive piece.
Length: 12cm (Approx.)