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Bamboo Charcoal - Chikutan Pouch

Bamboo Charcoal - Chikutan Pouch
Bamboo Charcoal - Chikutan Pouch
Bamboo Charcoal - Chikutan Pouch
US$25.00
Note: Packages for most tea & food products will use Yunomi resealable bags or tins (with some exceptions, click here to see info and photos). If you need the original Japanese package, please leave a note in the order comments.

Chikutan 竹炭, or bamboo charcoal, is charcoal made by a traditional process of roasting bamboo in a 1000C degree kiln for a month. The charcoal is then powdered and used in a proprietary dyeing process to create a soft, natural gray hue for the material of this bag.

Product Info

  • Name: Bamboo Charcoal - Chikutan Pouch
  • Size: height 12 cm, width 22 cm, depth 8 cm
  • Material: 100% cotton
  • Origin: Dyed in Kyoto. Made in Japan.

Vendor Info

  • Name: Maeda Senko ("Dye Works")
  • CEO: Junichi Maeda
  • Established: 1961 by Seichi Maeda
  • Location: 168 Saiinshimizuchō, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan

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