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Sansho Wood Pestle



Japanese Sansho pepper tree 

Made in Japan


*Iga Suribachi Mortar sold separately.

*Hand wash only

*Due to the natural material and handcrafted quality of these products, individual differences in shape & size are to be expected.


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Entirely made from Sansho (Japanese green pepper tree) wood from the Aritagawa region of Wakayama Prefecture in Japan, this wooden pestle is created as the perfect companion tool to the Iga Suribachi Mortar

Beautifully finished to showcase the natural elements of the original character of Sansho trees, the hard wood is resistant to wear and is designed to fit comfortably in your hand. Together with the ceramic mortar, use it to grind many types of seeds, sesame, beans, miso, tofu and many other herbs and spices. Enjoy the rich and satisfying flavours that will result from your home cooking.


Since 1997


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Making the best use of skilled Japanese craftsmanship, Azmaya collaborates with artisans, designers, and small local manufactures to revive an old Japanese aesthetic sense.

From beautifully crafted tableware and functionally calculated kitchenware, their specialized housewares are made with a consistent commitment to using traditional techniques and only the highest quality materials found in Japan.  While respecting the traditions of Japanese craftwork, Azmaya creates something new by modifying the design to match tested Japanese “tools” with the present age. The collection features minimalist design reflecting the high level of skill and superior techniques of the artisans today.

Easy to use, made to last. Our new standard in everyday life.


Living within Tradition

Shop Location


279 East 6th Ave

Vancouver, BC V5T 1J7



Phone: 604 423 3679

e-mail: info@itsumo.ca




Shop Hours


Tue ~ Sat: 11:00 ~ 18:00

Sun: 12:00 ~ 17:00

Mon: Closed


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