Tea Scoop ‘Chasaji’ Copper Small
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This ‘Chasaji’ tea scoop is hand crafted by Artist Yoshiko Sakamoto from the Akita region of Japan.
This copper Chasaji is made by first trimming the shape using special shears.
– The edges are then sanded until smooth
– Using the fire from a burner, the plate is softened
– The plate is placed on a wooden base featuring a depression, then hit with a mallet to form the shape of the scoop
– The back side of the scoop is then tapped to form texture
– A grinder is used to refine the edges
– Copper scoops undergo a sulfurisation process to give them colour (the will have a brown or black finish depending on the length of the process)
– The scoops are then finished with a layer of beeswax to protect them
**As these are a hand crafted product, colour and shape may differ slightly from the product pictured.
Size (Approx): 63mm x 47mm