Golden Bamboo Chashaku (Matcha Scoop)Teaware
Used to scoop and measure matcha, it takes great skill to create the Golden Bamboo Chashaku. The attention-to-detail and time spent by the craftsman can be noted through the elegant curve of the utensil. A slip of bamboo is heated, bent and then carefully carved. The greater the curve, the higher the required skill level of the craftsman.
To create your perfect bowl of matcha, watch the video, and discover more at 'Chado [The Japanese Way of Tea]', for an introduction to this ancient practice, found below. Chado, the Japanese Tea ceremony, is an intricate practice revolving around the four principles of harmony, respect, purity, and tranquility. In this process, matcha green tea and matcha tea utensils play equally crucial roles.