Tanimura Bamboo Matcha Whisk
A gorgeous traditional whisk
So many of you have asked us to source a good traditional whisk.
Mr. Tanimura is one of a handful of 20+ generations of traditional craftspeople based in Takayama, Nara Prefecture, and his work is gorgeous.
If you're looking for a very high-quality traditional whisk, you found it.
Light vs. dark is purely an aesthetic preference. They're a delight to hold and use, and they exude their beauty when not in use.
Roughly 66 tines, hand-carved in the "shin" style using properly aged white bamboo and shinchiku dark bamboo.
First use: The whisk is glued to the box using the ancient method of a paste made from rice. Grasp the handle and free it from the rice glue. Then, using a wet cloth, wipe off and remaining paper from the bottom of the base
After removing the whisk, rinse it gently with hot water before you use it. Shake off and let dry.
Care: gently rinse after use with warm water and shake off excess water.