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Japanese Yamasakura Tea Scoop
Japanese Yamasakura Tea Scoop
Japanese Yamasakura Tea Scoop
Japanese Yamasakura Tea Scoop
Japanese Yamasakura Tea Scoop

Teardrop Shaped Tea Scoop Made with Natural Wood

Japanese Yamasakura Tea Scoop


Regular price $ 24.00 Sale

Tea Scoop Made from Japanese Yamasakura Trees

Based in Gifu Prefecture, Nature Ave works with local artisans to create their goods with beauty and utility. These artisans focus on a sleek, modern look for their cookware and tableware using carefully selected materials.

Experience the gentle warmth of wood every teatime with this exquisitely crafted Yamasakura (Japanese cherry) tea scoop. Made from the finest cherry wood in Nakatsugawa City, Gifu Prefecture, this area is renowned for its superior timber and is home to the sacred trees of the Ise Grand Shrine.

This teardrop-shaped scoop features a universal design that is easy to use with either hand. Its elongated form allows for effortless scooping from tea canisters and minimal spillage when transferring to a teapot. Each scoop is a testament to the skilled craftsmanship of local artisans, designed to resist scratches and naturally deepen to a rich amber hue with use.

Embrace the uniqueness of each piece, highlighted by natural variations in grain and subtle imperfections that enhance its charm.

Because wild cherry trees are sturdy and durable, this product is resilient to scratches. It is beautifully designed yet practical enough to be used on a daily basis. The scoop develops character with use, changing its color to deep amber, which is one of the fun features of this adorable scoop has to offer.

  • Size: 4" | 10 cm
  • Weight: 0.3 oz | 8 g
  • Material: Japanese Cherry Wood (Yamasakura) 
  • Producer: Nature Ave (Saliu brand)
  • Origin: Gifu, Japan

Usage and Care

  • Each piece is handmade using natural Japanese Yamasakura trees and is different from one another. Each piece has their own individual characteristics, whether it be different nuances of glaze patterns, certain spots and speckles, marks or bumps, and coloration
  • To clean, either hand wipe with cloth or hand wash with soft sponge and mild soap
  • Do not wash in a dishwasher
  • Thoroughly wipe off all water and fluids and allow to air dry before storing
  • Do not leave in direct sunlight
  • Do not soak in water for long periods of time
  • Lightly rub in vegetable oil using a cloth if the scoop seems dry

Domestic Orders

  • Usually ships out in-stock items within 3 business days of order.
  • We use FedEx, USPS Priority Mail, or USPS First Class Mail to ship our products, depending on the size and weight of the package.
  • Read about the shipping information and terms in our Customer Service Page.
  • Free shipping with purchase of $375 or more! (Within Continental US only. Total purchase amount to qualify excludes free shipping offer items.)

International Orders

  • Usually ship out in-stock within 5 business days of order.
  • We use USPS Priority Mail International for international shipping.
  • We do not accept any returns for international orders. Any additional charges (including but not limited to import tax, custom fees, VAT, brokerage charge) that might incur after the order lands in the destination country must be borne by the recipient.
  • Read about the shipping information and terms in our Customer Service Page.