Polishing exposes the patterns beneathWakasa-nuri is characterized by the use of the "honegidashi” technique, in which patterns are made with eggshells, seashells, pine leaves, etc., and then coated with lacquer and polished. Because of their resistance to water and heat, Wakasa-nuri chopsticks are widely used as daily implements, and Wakasa-nuri chopsticks account for the majority of lacquered chopsticks produced in Japan.
Polishing ExperienceHere, you can experience polishing of Wakasa-nuri chopsticks. The trick is to polish the entire surface evenly for a beautiful result. With a parent or guardian present, this experience can be enjoyed by children as young as elementary school age. This is the most popular experience at the museum.
The production time (including finishing) is a rough estimate for a maximum of 10 people.