Tradition passed down in the home of ”chasen”
The tips of the bamboo lightly touches the tea bowl. The gentle sound of whisking tea is heard during the tea ceremony.
Delicate technique to make ”chasen”
”Chasen” is a ”tool”. Therefore the priority lies in usability. It take extremely delicate skills to create, as each bamboo differs and the craftsman needs to adapt to each according to its characteristic. When you observe the ”chasen”, you realize that it is intricately made, with each and every tip delicately completed. It is no wonder the beauty captures your eyes.
- Tango Tanimura, ”chasen” craftsman
- Ikoma-shi Nara