Mottainai is a Japanese phrase that reflects a feeling of regret when something of use or value goes to waste.
The products in this collection, although perfectly safe for use, have blemishes and imperfections that would not allow for their sale under other circumstances.
Regardless, when we thought about these items being tossed to the side, we couldn't help but think, "Mottainai!"
Keiko Training Kendo Bogu
Traditional Japanese Lacquered Chopsticks