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Shuro Broom

Shuro Broom

Regular price $138.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $138.00 USD
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Shuro brooms have a rich history dating back to the Edo period (1603 – 1868) in Japan. These brooms are not just cleaning tools; they are a testament to Japanese craftsmanship and sustainable living. The shuro fibers, known for their thin, elastic, and supple nature, have been historically used in various industries such as fishing, transportation, and construction due to their unparalleled strength and durability.

  • Efficient and Quiet: Thin, flexible fibers trap even the smallest dust particles, and quiet operation won’t disturb babies, family members, or neighbors.
  • Natural Shine: Leaves floors and tatami mats with a natural wax effect due to the broom’s oil content.
  • Versatile & Long-Lasting: Ideal for all surfaces, with a lifespan of over 20 years with proper care.
  • Eco-Friendly & Durable: Made from resilient, water-resistant shuro bark, promoting sustainable living.
  • Handcrafted in Japan: Authentic craftsmanship from Wakayama ensures high quality and tradition.

The unique oil content of shuro fibers prevents dust from being blown into the air, providing a cleaner environment and leaving surfaces with a beautiful, natural wax shine. Unlike modern cleaning tools, shuro brooms become more efficient with use. As the tips wear and warp, a simple trim restores their effectiveness, making them a lifelong companion in your home.

Embrace a piece of Japanese heritage and sustainability with our shuro broom, a tool that combines traditional wisdom with modern functionality. Discover the difference a handcrafted, natural fiber broom can make in your daily cleaning routine.

Please read How to Care for your Shuro Broom to make sure your broom lasts a long time.

Shuro Japanese brooms and Tawashi Shuro Scrubbers are taking advantage of the characteristics of this strong, durable, natural material.

You might also want to check out the Shuro Whisk Broom if you’re looking for a smaller cleaning tool. Each piece is crafted with care in Wakayama, Japan, ensuring you receive a product that embodies quality and tradition.

Materials

Shuro palm fiber, copper wire, black bamboo handle

Dimensions

24 x 122 cm

Care information

Hang the broom when not in use to prevent the tips from bending and getting damaged.

About Us

We started the Wabi Sabi Shop in the spring of 2017 to bring Japanese homeware to people around the world. We are committed to delivering you everyday tools that bring joy to your life.

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