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Collection: Wooden Chopsticks

Wooden chopsticks are an essential kitchen utensil to have and are the most popular style of chopsticks. Not only are these wooden chopsticks reusable, but they are also eco-friendly and versatile for mealtimes like eating sushi, noodles, and rice. A popular material for reusable chopsticks, wooden chopsticks have been a longstanding popular option for serving food. Our favorite wooden chopsticks are sturdy, reusable, and made of natural wood material. Shop our entire wooden chopsticks collection below and mix and match with our metal chopsticks and gold chopsticks.

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  • Japanese Cherry Wooden Chopsticks | Black (2 Pairs)
    Japanese Cherry Wooden Chopsticks | Black (2 Pairs)
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  • Japanese Cherry Wooden Chopsticks | Blue (1 Pair)
    Japanese Cherry Wooden Chopsticks | Blue (1 Pair)
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    Japanese Cherry Wooden Chopsticks | Black (1 Pair)
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  • Japanese Cherry Wooden Chopsticks | Red (1 Pair)
    Japanese Cherry Wooden Chopsticks | Red (1 Pair)
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  • Japanese Cherry Wooden Chopsticks | Red (2 Pairs)
    Japanese Cherry Wooden Chopsticks | Red (2 Pairs)
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  • Japanese Style Dragonfly Wooden Chopsticks | Red (1 Pair)
    Japanese Style Dragonfly Wooden Chopsticks | Red (1 Pair)
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    Japanese Style Dragonfly Wooden Chopsticks | Black (1 Pair)
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Wooden Chopsticks are the Most Common and Versatile

There’s a reason when most people think of chopsticks, they think of wood. It’s because most chopsticks are made of wood! Whether it’s bamboo chopsticks, disposable chopsticks, or elegant luxury chopsticks, many chopsticks across different cultures are made of a variety of types of wood.


Are Wooden Chopsticks Disposable Chopsticks?

You might be wondering if all wooden chopsticks are disposable chopsticks and meant for single-use, and the answer is–not always! In fact, unless the chopsticks in question are in a paper sleeve and typically of a pale, white-ish wood, they probably are NOT disposable. Disposable chopsticks are very uniform in appearance and most people would recognize them right away. As described above, look for these elements to determine if chopstick are disposable:

  • Pale, white-ish wood/bamboo
  • Inside a paper sleeve
  • Attached at the top and have to be split, before being used
  • Relatively brittle and not hard


Where to buy chopsticks

Chopsticks are available in abundance in everyday life, but one might be wondering–where can I buy some nice, elegant chopsticks? Here at Beautiful Chopsticks, we carry a large selection of hand selected chopsticks that fit the bill by material, price point, elegance, etc. If looking in person, try to visit an Asian supermarket like 168 Market, H-Mart, or Mitsuwa. 


Chopstick Sets: Are they better than individual pairs?

Chopstick sets make for a beautiful gift. They usually come in a decorated ornate box, and may contain one or more pairs of chopsticks. Often, a chopstick set may even come with chopstick holders. Thus, if you buy a chopstick set you often don’t have do much additional wrapping or decoration, as the packaging itself is often nice enough. 



Frequently Asked Questions about Wooden Chopsticks:


Are wooden chopsticks better?

Wooden chopsticks are a versatile and durable type of chopsticks. Since wood isn’t a highly conductive material, heat does not transfer onto your hands when in use. Similarly, wood itself is a pretty durable material and doesn’t take on scratches, dents, or deformities easily making it an extremely versatile dining tool. 


Which is better wooden or steel chopsticks?

It ultimately comes down to preference–some may prefer the elegance of metal, or steel chopsticks. However, objectively, wooden chopsticks tend to have more grip and are much easier to use, as they can hold onto food easier. At the same time, wooden chopsticks tend to be thicker and easier to grip for the hands as well. For beginners, we highly recommend wooden chopsticks over steel or metal chopsticks.


Is it OK to reuse wooden chopsticks?

Yes–generally it is ok to reuse wooden and bamboo chopsticks. However, make sure you are not reusing a pair of disposable chopsticks. It can be confusing, since disposable chopsticks an be made of bamboo. To make sure they’re not disposable, make sure the chopsticks were not:

  • In a paper sleeve
  • Pale, white-ish wood
  • Attached at the top and had to be split