This original chawan, robust and wide-bottomed, is a great choice for both novices and expert matcha lovers. Wider chawans facilitate the movement of the Chasen and give extra room to properly dissolve and whisk the matcha, for a perfect emulsion.
Chawan | Cho
A black winter chawan with an irregular base and wavy lip seems to be inspired by the shaped style.
Note the lovely shiny, almost metallic glaze.
Diameter: 11.5 cm
Height: 7.75 cm
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The chasen is a traditional tool and is essential for preparing matcha. It is made from a single piece of bamboo with the end cut into several thin slivers to whisk the green tea into a small quantity of water. With a quick motion, the whisked tea is then fully emulsified and attains the proper texture as seen in the famous Japanese tea ceremony – the chanoyu.
Brisk and fresh in taste, this matcha comes from a certified organic garden in Kirishima, Kyushu Island (South of Japan).