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Maeda Senko

Bamboo Charcoal - Chikutan Pouch

Bamboo Charcoal - Chikutan Pouch
Bamboo Charcoal - Chikutan Pouch
Bamboo Charcoal - Chikutan Pouch
US$25.00
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Note: Packages for most tea products will use Yunomi resealable bags or tins (with some exceptions where stated, click here to see info and photos).

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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