Finished in black bamboo and unique 3 colour string, this Chasen has been hand made by 20th generation Master Bamboo Whisk Craftsman Tango Tanimura. It designed for use by the Mushakoujisenke tea ceremony school,
His family’s history of crafting Chasen even predates the famous Sen no-Rikyu, renowned as father of the three major Japanese tea schools.
This Chasen is a ‘Chuaraho’ type with thicker prongs/tines specifically designed for Koicha, or thick tea. This type of tea is ‘kneaded’ rather than whisked as it’s thick.
It is sculpted from rare black Hachiku bamboo that has been seasoned for around 3 years, this beautiful implement is designed for those practicing the Mushakoujisenke style of tea ceremony, or anyone who wants a unique Chasen with which to prepare their matcha tea.
*Please note: as this is a natural product, colour & markings may differ slightly to the product pictured