About Japanese Lacquer
Lacquer is made of sap of lacquer trees. Lacquer is painted on tableware and decorative arts. In addition to its beautiful glossy look, it has practical features such as acid-resistance, dampproofness, antiseptic and adhesiveness. Therefore, lacquer has been used for various materials. Lacquerware is a lacquer-coated tableware that has a long history of more than 7000 years. In Japan, traditional soup bowls and chopstsicks are mostly lacquared.
How to Care
Although materials used for this product is stable and durable, it’s not dishwasher safe and microwave oven safe such as plastics and urethane coated tableware. However, genuine lacquer makes it easy to remove stains. Please wash with sponge and kitchen detergent. We don’t recommend using detergents including polishing agents because it may make fine scratches.