"Hashi" is the Japanese term for what people in the West call "chopsticks". I must admit to a slight shudder of revulsion at the term "chopsticks". In Japanese, it is very common to refer to them as "O-hashi", "honoured" or "respected". Hashi allow food to be prepared and presented, for dishes to be eaten and savoured, in a way that is graceful and simple for both the cook and the person dining.

I have several sets of beautifully proportioned rosewood hashi that I use daily. Others of lacquer. They are masterfully balanced, elegantly formed.

It's just me. Call them whatever pleases you, of course. But please think about it a bit.