Wabi-Sabi Titanium Chopsticks

In a decidedly wabi-sabi style, hand hewn with beautiful character, forged titanium chopsticks crafted in Massachusetts by artist and metalsmith Jim Dobbler. With wonderful weight and balance in the hand, the result of Jim's taper from square top to rounded tip, as well as the titanium's light weight and welcoming feel, each pair is a pleasure to hold and use. Sets are available from 8.5" to 10.25", the exposed corners, and then rounded lower sections, finished with iridescent anodized colors while the flat sections offer a hammered, textured surface for grip, and contrast. Each arrives with a hand-stitched leather tie.

*Each set is unique and may not match the photo exactly. Select a length from the dropdown below.

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The Story

Growing up in the US Midwest surrounded by objects and art from his parent's time in Okinawa, Japan, artisan Jim Dobbler later spent nearly two decades living out west exploring the Sierra Nevadas and Rocky Mountains, drawing inspiration from nature and eventually develop a rustic approach to his craft.. A self-taught maker, now specializing in a variety of disciplines, from 2D and 3D design, to the bladesmithing of chef knives, the carving and hammering of chopsticks, and more, Jim discovered knifemaking originally and has since progressed to forge, shape, and sculpt objects for the kitchen, working chef, and beyond. 

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Length: varied / see dropdown above. For sets 9 1/4" and under width at top: approx. 0.23" / 6mm. For sets longer than 9 1/4" width at top: approx. 0.28" / 7mm.
Anodized Forged Titanium.
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