KashiKiri (Dessert Knife)

Artist: Toru Hatsuta
2,750 yen ($25.14 USD)
Out of Stock

Bamboo artist Toru Hatsuta fashioned these kashikiri ( sweets knife ) from beautifully patterned "susudake" bamboo. Susudake is ceiling bamboo from traditional Japanese homes that have slowly colored by the warm smoke of the "irori" hearths over many decades . As the bamboo is often bound by ropes the exposed area take on a dark hue while the bound areas remain lighter. The resulting contrasts creates beautiful patterns on the bamboo.

Each knife has a unique pattern and will vary from what is pictured here. Kiri wood box included.


  • Dimensions: L 12.5cm x W 1cm
  • Weight: 36g
  • Material: Bamboo
  • Product No: S-74-1
  • Made in Japan