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Thin Tea Chasen - Purple

Black bamboo chasen crafted by Tanimura Tango.

Free-style (no set number of bristles).

Formal shape.

Purple string.

Black bamboo is significantly more durable than white bamboo.

 

The images here are of an example piece.

The chasen you receive will have its own natural variations.

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¥7,920

  • 0.04 kg
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  • Ships within 3-5 days

Thin Tea Chasen - Red

Black bamboo chasen crafted by Tanimura Tango.

Free-style (no set number of bristles).

Formal shape.

Red string.

Black bamboo is significantly more durable than white bamboo.

 

The images here are of an example piece.

The chasen you receive will have its own natural variations.

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¥7,920

  • 0.04 kg
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Thick Tea Chasen

Black bamboo chasen crafted by Tanimura Tango.

Giant sabre tooth style favoured by the Ueda Sōko Ryū.

For preparing koicha (thick tea).

Black string.

Black bamboo is significantly more durable than white bamboo.

 

The images here are of an example piece.

The chasen you receive will have its own natural variations.

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¥7,700

  • 0.05 kg
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Fukusa -Purple

Super sexy, 'shioze' pure silk.

Thickness and weight of the fabric perfectly calculated for use in warrior tea temae:

Drops like a temple bell. Folds like a Shaolin monk.

Sandaibishi crest, Ueda Sōko's heritage crest.

16th grandmaster Ueda Sōkei's kaō (insignia).

Treasure your fukusa. Use until threadbare.

Wipe immediately after each use with a velvet cloth.

Purple fukusa are used by men.

Measurements: 27.3cm / 10.7in x 26.4cm / 10.4in

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¥9,750

  • 0.12 kg
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Fukusa - Red

Super sexy, 'shioze' pure silk.

Thickness and weight of the fabric perfectly calculated for use in warrior tea temae:

Drops like a temple bell. Folds like a Shaolin monk.

Sandaibishi crest, Ueda Sōko's heritage crest.

16th grandmaster Ueda Sōkei's kaō (insignia).

Treasure your fukusa. Use until threadbare.

Wipe immediately after each use with a velvet cloth.

Red fukusa are used by women.Measurements: 27.3cm / 10.7in x 26.4cm / 10.4in

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¥9,750

  • 0.12 kg
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Fukusa - Gold

An alternative to the traditional women's red fukusa.

Lighter quality 'shioze' silk than the formal red fukusa.

Use this fukusa for keiko, or for jazzing things up.

Sandaibishi crest, Ueda Sōko's heritage crest.

16th grandmaster Ueda Sōkei's kaō (insignia).

Treasure your fukusa. Use until threadbare.

Wipe immediately after each use with a velvet cloth.

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¥8,250

  • 0.08 kg
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Hishaku - Dual purpose (kenyō)

'Kenyō' hishaku for dual use with brazier and hearth.

Japanese white bamboo.

End of the handle is cut straight.

Angle the end yourself should you wish to commit the hishaku to brazier or hearth.

 

The images here are of an example piece.

The hishaku you receive will have its own natural variations.

 

Please note that different atmospheric conditions affect Japanese bamboo tools. Bamboo can split in environments with low humidity.

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¥6,600

  • 0.2 kg
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Sashi-tōshi Hishaku

'Sashi-tōshi' hishaku are used for formal tea offerings.

The handle of the hishaku passes through (sashi-tōshi) one side of the cup and fixes into the wall of the opposite side. They require incredibly skilled, intricate work and are very durable as opposed to the standard kenyō, brazier or hearth hishaku that have the handle inserted into a slit in the cup.

Sashi-tōshi hishaku are used for the daisu and naga-ita temae in some schools.

 

The images here are of an example piece.

The hishaku you receive will have its own natural variations.

 

Please note that different atmospheric conditions affect Japanese bamboo tools. Bamboo can split in environments with low humidity.

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¥9,200

  • 0.2 kg
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Hanshi paper

Hanshi paper is used across the board in an Ueda Ryū chaji. It is used for for kaishi (sweet) paper, kaichū (general supply) paper, koicha bowl cleaning paper, and variously during kaiseki.

 

This is a box of 500 sheets of 'shira-sagi' (white herring) hanshi-sized paper.

Hanshi dimensions are:

1 shaku 1 sun x 8 sun / 33.3cm x 24.3cm / 13.12in x 9.54in

The colour is off-white.

 

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¥5,000

  • 0.5 kg
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Practice Chashaku

Japanese white bamboo.

Sturdy practice chashaku.

Customise the piece by carving or sanding it.

Average length: 18.5cm / 7in

 

The images here are of an example piece.

The chashaku you receive will have its own natural variations.

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¥1,210

  • 0.01 kg
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Wooden Black Lacquer Natsume

Classic black lacquer natsume (Chinese date shaped tea caddy).

Real wood, real lacquer for your tea. No plastic crap.
Comes with a Japanese cardboard box.

Height: 7cm / 2.7in Diameter: 6.5cm / 2.4in

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¥19,300

  • 0.08 kg
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Matcha Sifter

Sturdy stainless steel tea sifter.

Air-tight to keep your tea fresh.

Comes with beautifully crafted natural bamboo spatula. This avoids traces of plastic or aluminium being grated in with your matcha when sifting (from cheap tools) .

Supplier makes the sifter as a set with plastic funnels for koicha preparation. Included so one can use if desired.

Always sift your matcha!

Diameter: 8.5cm / 3.3in

Height 8cm / 3.1in

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¥7,120

  • 0.31 kg
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Chakin - Hoda Weave (Pack of 5)

Strong hoda weave chakin used by warrior tea traditions.

Hemp.

30cm x 15cm / 11.8in x 5.9in

Bulk pack of 5 chakin. You'll need 'em.

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¥4,680

  • 0.06 kg
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Chashaku Case

Japanese white bamboo case for chashaku.

Japanese cedar lid.

Compose your own poetics on the face.

Average length: 21.5cm / 8.5in

 

The images here are of an example piece.

The case you receive will have its own natural variations.

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¥6,220

  • 0.05 kg
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Chashaku Blank (white)

Pre-bent, ready for custom carving.

Japanese white bamboo.

Team with a chashaku case.

 

The images here are of an example piece.

The chashaku blank you receive will have its own natural variations.

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¥2,320

  • 0.01 kg
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Chashaku Blank - Smoke-stained

Pre-bent, ready for custom carving.

Deluxe, smoke-stained Japanese bamboo.

Team with a chashaku case.

 

The images here are of an example piece.

The chashaku blank you receive will have its own natural variations.

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¥8,100

  • 0.01 kg
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Fan (Women)

5 sun size (15cm / 5.9in).

To be painted with one's own artwork or calligraphy.

Plain white canvas front and back.

Outer ribs white bamboo.

Made in Kyoto.

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¥2,160

  • 0.01 kg
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Fan (Men)

6 sun size (18cm / 7in).

To be painted with one's own artwork or calligraphy.

Plain white canvas front and back.

Outer ribs white bamboo.

Made in Kyoto.

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¥2,360

  • 0.01 kg
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Ash for Incense Censer (Kōro-bai)

Ash (hai) for incense censer (kōro). Light, fluffy, allows the charcoal to breathe. Absorbs heat well, aiding a gentle, enduring release of fragrance from aloeswood incense.

One pack is equal to the standard amount of ash for one incense censer (30g).

 

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¥400

  • 0.03 kg
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Kuromoji - 4 sun size

Picks for tea sweets.

4 sun size (12.12cm / 4.7in).

Preferred size used in the Ueda Sōko Ryū.

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¥1,780

  • 0.05 kg
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