80-tip chasen bamboo whisk sitting upright on end on white table beside beige ceramic tea mug of pastel green matcha latte

All About the Chasen - Matcha’s Most Important Tool

The chasen, a special whisk made from bamboo, is perhaps the most recognizable matcha utensil.
Serving green tea from clay kyusu teapot into two porcelain Japanese teacups set on red brown Ippodo Tea wooden marubon tray

How to Pick the Perfect Kyusu Teapot

With centuries of artistic tradition behind them, Japanese tea-making tools are just the thing to turn your at-home tea cupboard or office nook into a calming, beautiful tea room.