This fan is used by the participants of the chanoyu tea ceremony. It is placed as an honorary sign in front of the knees of the participants as they are greeted. This fan remain closed in the tea room and its shape represents the sword that the samuraï placed aside before entering the tea room. It is made of white bamboo and paper. Men use a slightly longer fan than that used by Women.
Teapots and rituals
Teapots, matcha accessories, gaiwan, gong fu cha teapots, senchado and everything you need to preapre tea.
An almost essential accessory for anyone using a chasen, the naoshi (chasen-holder )preserves the shape of the whisk while enabling it to dry properly.
An almost essential accessory for anyone using a chasen, the naoshi (chasen-holder) preserves the shape of the whisk while enabling it to dry properly.
Sieve matcha to remove lumps and add finesse to the creamy texture of the emulsion. A few seconds well spent sifting your matcha will give a richer, more velvety liquor.
These squares of paper are used by the participants of the chanoyu tea ceremony. They are used to deposit pastries served during the tea ceremony, as well as to clean the edge of the chawan when serving Koïcha, a thick tea made a large quantity of matcha. Men use larger Kaishi than those used by women.
This Fukusa is made of red silk, the colour traditionly associated with women in the tea ceremony, as in Urasenke school. This object is used in preparation of matcha to purify instruments during the chanoyu tea ceremony.
This Fukusa is made of mauve silk, the colour traditionly associated with men in the tea ceremony, as in Urasenke school. This object is used in preparation of matcha to purify instruments during the chanoyu tea ceremony.
The vibrant green of your matcha is really highlighted with this chawan's transparency. The double sided glass, protects your hands from the heat.
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.
Made by hand without a wheel, Raku works have evolved with this precious and artisanal touch that follows the aesthetic concept of Wabi-sabi.
Like the graceful motion of ink through clear water, the sepia finish of this single porcelain piece is true to its origin: squid ink.
The porcelain decor of this piece is particularly breathtaking, and it’ll only be enhanced by the vivid green of your matcha. This ocean-like finish is probably one of the most delicate glazes of Ms. Zhang’s work.