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Sushi Rice Mixing Bowl




Sawara cypress wood, Copper / Matching lid included.

Made in Japan

*This product is not qualified for free shipping.


2go: ⌀27.5cm  (*1go/1合 = about 6oz)

3go: ⌀30cm

5go: ⌀32.5cm


SKU: AZM18830 Categories: , Tags: , ,

Made from over 100 year old Kiso Sawara, straight grained cypress wood, this stunning wooden Sushi Mixing Bowl from Azmaya inherits its sublime design from traditional “Hangiri‘” rice containers, perfected over hundreds of years of use in homes and professional kitchens alike. 

Each bowl is produced using handpicked Sawara cypress by master Japanese wood artisans. Similar to Hinoki wood, Sawara cypress offers a natural antibacterial quality, incredibly resilient against moisture accumulation. Sawara has the advantage of being less likely to impart unwanted flavour into cooked rice, making it an ideal material for food preparation tools and utensils. Sawara wood is said to ‘breathe’ and absorbs excess water, naturally regulating moisture while extracting the intrinsic yet enhanced sweetness of the rice kept safe inside. In the process, the wood helps balance the firmness of high quality rice grains, and maintains these natural flavours long after the cooked rice has cooled.


The Sushi Mixing Bowl is meant to be used between the moment your rice has been cooked and when it is served. Kiso Sawara cypress also has high acid resistance and makes an excellent and most ideal material for preparing delicious rice mixed with sushi seasoning (such as vinegar) for your family or the special occasions. It will keep your freshly prepared sushi rice tasting delicious and flavourful throughout the day and evening. It is precisely this quality that has made traditional Hangiri rice containers popular for so long.


The Sushi Mixing Bowl can be used multiple ways in your home as as a large serving bowl/tray to entertain your favourite dishes such as noodles, salad, desserts, etc.

*1 go (1合) = about 6oz

  • 2 go (2合)

Bowl: ⌀27.5 x H8cm (L)

Lid: ⌀27.5 x H3cm


  • 3 go (3合)

Bowl: ⌀30 x H8.5cm (L)

Lid: ⌀30 x H3cm


  • 5 go (5合)

Bowl: ⌀32.5 x H9cm (L)

Lid: ⌀32.5 x H3cm


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


Monday & Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday ~ Saturday: 12:00 ~ 18:00

Sunday: 12:00 ~ 17:00

Holiday Hours

Closed from Dec 24, 2021 - Jan 21, 2022

Reopen from Saturday Jan 22, 2022




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