Samurai Sword Chopsticks Pay Tribute to Real-Life Samurais

By: Rose Nazarali - Feb 7, 2010
References: geekstuff4u & bookofjoe
Samurai Sword Chopsticks are a series of utensils that pay tribute to real life, 17th century warriors Date Masamune, Sanada Yukimura and Maeda Keiji. The Asian utensils replicate Samurai swords with embellished and intricate handles.

Makers of the Samurai Sword Chopsticks want you to “dispatch sushi with honor.” Each of the chopsticks in the series are named after one of the Samurai warriors named above.

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