Shinsei means pure – Shinsei is a subscription box – Our products are pure
Each month our boxes will be comprised of Japanese inspired brand products and Other
traditional Japanese cultural items such as-
Brand items-Whole and blended Teas, Whole and blended Superfoods, konjac sponge, full
size and sample size skincare products, Tea accessories.
Haiku- is a traditional form of Japanese poetry. Haiku poems consist of 3 lines. The first and last lines of a Haiku have 5 syllables and the middle line has 7 syllables. The lines rarely rhyme.
Waka (和歌?, “Japanese poem”)- is a type of poetry in classical Japanese literature. Waka are composed in Japanese, and are contrasted with poetry composed by Japanese poets in Classical Chinese, which are known as kanshi. Although waka in modern Japanese is written as 和歌, in the past it was also written as 倭歌 (see Wa (Japan)), and a variant name is yamato-uta (大和歌?).
Hanging scrolls called a kakemono- is displayed vertically as part of the interior decoration of a room
Chabako ( 茶箱 ) (a box containing a set of tea utensils)
Chaki ( 茶器 ) (tea utensils, tea container) : Chaki can either refer to various tea utensils used during the tea ceremony or to a container for Macha powdered green tea
Dora ( 銅鑼 ) (copper gong)
Hachi ( 鉢 ) (bowl for sweets or food)
Hana-ire ( 花入 ) (flower vase)
Kaishi ( )(Japanese style mini napkins)
Tenugui ( 手拭 ) (rectangular cotton hand towel)
Kuromoji ( ) (natural wooden chopsticks) Kuromoji are used to transfer Wagashi sweets from a tray onto one’s Kaishi paper. Once the Wagashi is placed on Kaishi paper, Kuromoji is wiped with the corner of Kaishi paper as a gesture of cleanliness.
Neriko ( 練香 ) (blended incense) Neriko incense is used during the winter season when preparing hot water in the Ro. Neriko is blended Japanese incense in round-ball shapes of about 5 to 7 millimeters. When adding charcoal to the fire during Sumitemae (Gozumi), two Neriko are added at the end, one near the center of the fire for a quick release of aroma, and a second one beside the newly added charcoal so that it takes some time to start burning. When placed correctly, aroma will be noticed throughout the whole tea