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Chawan Ao-Uzumaki

Chawan Ao-Uzumaki

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Learn all the secrets of the Chawan Ao-Uzumaki

Beneath the minimalist style of the Chawan Ao-Uzumaki lies layers of intricacy. While each handmade piece is slightly different, you will notice a complex color gradient due to the combination of glazes and oxidized clay. This tea bowl is smooth to the touch with each tea session you will notice more small details on this carefully crafted tea bowl.

How to use the Chawan Ao-Uzumaki

Preparing a matcha bowl is easy, simply sift the matcha powder into the Chawan Ao-Uzumaki bowl, add water, and whisk up the tea with your bamboo whisk.

  • icon of a strainer with quantity of matcha grams to add to prepare ceremonial matcha

    Step 1

    Position a sifter over the matcha bowl and add 2 grams or 1 teaspoon of powder. Push it through the sifter until you have a finely sifted layer of powder at the bottom of the Chawan Ao-Uzumaki bowl.

  • black icon of a teapot with temperature brewing instruction in degree for 70 degree celsius and 160 degree fahrenheit

    Step 2

    Bring the water to a temperature of 160 degrees Fahrenheit or 70 degrees Celsius.

  • black icon of a black teapot pouring water in a chawan bowl

    Step 3

    Now, introduce a tiny amount of warm water to the powder and mix in the Chawan Ao-Uzumaki until you create a smooth paste with no clumps.

  • black icon of a matcha whisk and a matcha bowl

    Step 4

    Add 100ml of water between 160-175 degrees Fahrenheit to the paste, gently blending it in and scraping the sides of the Chawan Ao-Uzumaki bowl to ensure it's completely combined.

  • black icon of whisk whisking matcha in a bowl

    Step 5

    Now, whisk your matcha rapidly with zigzag motions using your wrist. With practice, you'll achieve a light green foam on the matcha, enhancing its smooth consistency and taste.

  • black icon of a matcha bowl on a plat

    Step 6

    Enjoy your bowl of matcha tea! You can either drink it directly out of the Chawan Ao-Uzumaki or pour it into a cup.

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100% Hand Made in Japan and Ethically Sourced

Meticulously crafted by highly skilled artisans in the heart of Japan, the Chawan Ao-Uzumaki stands as a remarkable embodiment of traditional craftsmanship. This handmade masterpiece is brought to life through a careful and intricate process, utilizing time-honored clayworking and glazing techniques. Each detail reflects the artisan's commitment to excellence and their dedication to preserving the cultural heritage of Japanese pottery.

japanese artisan working wit clay

Made out of premium raw materials

Crafted with care, this Chawan Ao-Uzumaki is made from Tokoname clay, known for being the best in Japan. The clay from Tokoname is characterized by its low porosity and smooth texture, making it perfectly suited for teaware.

Benefits of the Chawan Ao-Uzumaki

There are multiple advantages to using the Chawan Ao-Uzumaki for making matcha. The steeper sides allow for easy tea whisking, minimizing the chances of spills. The thick clay not only adds a sense of importance to the tea ceremony but also helps to maintain the matcha's warmth when preheated.

japanese artisan crafting a kyusu teapot

Where is this Chawan produced?

Information about the potter

Originating from the skilled hands of Japanese artisans, the Chawan Ao-Uzumaki stands proudly as an exquisite creation and a testament to the artistry rooted in Japanese craftsmanship. This distinguished bowl is carefully crafted using premium Japanese clay, a material known for its exceptional quality and unique characteristics. Handmade with precision and care, the Chawan Ao-Uzumaki reflects the dedication of its creators to uphold the rich tradition of pottery in Japan.

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