Oriental Chopsticks For Westerners

Designer Ana Yago and artisan Sara Sorribes present at Ambiente Frankfurt's Talents Fashion Accessories (Hall 9 Level 2 E02E) Oriental chopsticks that improve grip and facilitate use for people less familiar with them.

These chopsticks, called the Hashi Dragon, maintain the simple design of the original bamboo - just two thin sticks that are fluted towards the tip - but provide new benefits to users, as well as a mouthfeel similar to that of glasses glass or western metal cutlery. In addition, they are more hygienic than traditional wooden ones and can be put in the dishwasher without affecting their condition.

Made of borosilicate glass to guarantee heat and chemical resistance, with a matte bevel at one end, which provides a flat surface and improves food grip. In the upper part, it includes a finish or detail like a dragon's tongue, which can also be used to increase the support points to three when the pieces of food require it, as explained by Ana Yago, director of Sanserif Creatius, who has This is due to the fact that Asian food is usually prepared in pieces that are more suitable to be picked up with tweezers than to cut or chop them.