In this series of Magewappa products, we introduce cute and popular characters to the world of sophisticated Japanese woodwork - the bentwood magewappa technique! Magewappa products are made out natural Japanese wood. A great combination of artisan work and modern culture appeal, we are proud to offer this traditionally-crafted item for you, directly from Japan.
Magewappa means 'bent wood' in Japanese. It's a traditional form of woodcraft that is found in Odate, in the northern Akita prefecture. It is an officially designated traditional craft form in Japan. In the past, it was encouraged for farmers and lower-class samurai by the lord of the area as winter work.
Hello Kitty Magewappa Chopsticks Set is a classic chopsticks case, made out of light wood. On the lid of the sliding case sits Hello Kitty, who greets you before lunch time! The slidable case contains chopsticks made out of a darker shade natural wood; with the ends tapering slightly to achieve a uniform thinness, the chopsticks feel perfectly balanced in your hands.
Dimensions: 20.3 x 3 x 1.6cm
Length of chopsticks: 18cm
Materials: natural wood (sourced in Japan)
NOT Microwave or Dishwasher Safe! See Product Care Details below!
Made in Japan
Since this is a magewappa natural wood product, some care should be taken with this chopsticks set:
- Wash in lukewarm water. Do not use dishwasher detergent, unless it's absolutely necessary. Use a gentle sponge; nothing abrasive.
- Do not leave it immersed in water.
- After washing it, wipe off any excess water with a soft cloth, then leave the case open to dry completely. Replace the lid only after it has completely dried out, after a day or so.
- With proper care, this chopsticks set will last for many years.