Bamboo Whisk & Measuring Spoon

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Now with custom ZenMatcha engraving and reusable/recyclable cardboard packaging!

These traditional, hand-made bamboo matcha whisks are called “Chasen” in Japan. They are exquisitely beautiful works of art and have been created using a design that has been handed down for centuries in Japan. The original craftsmen for Chasen came from a family in the ancient city of Nara in Japan, and this family design for making perfect bamboo whisks was coveted for many centuries. It has since been taught to other artisans, making these beautiful works of art more available. This perfect design utilizes a single piece of bamboo, which is carefully split and carved to produce a tool specifically for blending matcha powder.

Bamboo is used exclusively for making Chasen, due to its incredible strength and flexibility. Bamboo is also very symbolic in Zen tradition as it symbolizes emptiness (hollow), strength, and flexibility which are all traits uphold in Zen Buddhism.

Chasakus are handmade, traditional measuring spoons. Measure out the correct amount of matcha every time with this handmade, traditional, natural bamboo measuring spoon. Our tea scoops are made using a single piece of fine bamboo.