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Hakuhodo Chopstick Rest Piece, Asanoha

$ 16.00

Carefully selected from Japan - Chopstick rests are perfect for using at home or giving as a special gift for a friend. 

These metal pieces are from a company called Hakuhodo. They are from the city of Takaoka in the Toyama Prefecture. Toyama and Oregon are sister states. 

Asanoha depicts a geometric design of hemp leaves. Hemp has long been an important plant in Japan, being the primary clothing fiber along with silk, until the 17th century when cotton was introduced to Japan. It represents growth and good health. Since hemp grows quickly, it was customary to use Asanoha for children's clothes, in hopes that the child would also grow fast and strong.

  • Material: Metal Alloy
  • Rest Size Aprox: 1.25" x 1.25
  • Product #: RS09
  • Code: WP35