Saturday, August 14, 2010

More Bits and Pieces: The "Chasen"

The chasen is the bamboo whisk used to stir the powdered green tea in the tea ceremony. Not all chasen are equal: this baby will set you back 74,000円, or nearly $800. Must be something in the bamboo.

1 comment:

echo said...

There must be, because the best tea I've ever had was at a tea ceremony. Something about that bamboo whisk...