A Japanese rice scoop specialty store, Shakushi no Ie, is located on Omotesando, Miyajima, and has been in business for over 200 years. In the store, which also serves as a workshop, you can find not only rice scoops for daily use, but also decorative rice scoops on which wishes for prosperity and family safety are written. Decorative rice scoops are indispensable in homes and businesses in Hiroshima, and are loved by the people of Hiroshima as good luck charms with the significance of “keeping happiness” attached to the rice scoop.
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The charm of Shakushi no Ie is that it sells many attractive rice scoops that are not limited to daily use for serving rice. The shop offers a wide range of products that go beyond rice scoops, such as decorative rice scoops to display as good luck charms and wooden tableware with cute deer branding. Also popular among tourists are the wooden rice scoops for straps, which are individually hand-written by craftsmen.