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Our Zirconium and Titanium chopsticks are CNC milled from a single piece of solid Zirconium or Titanium. Eco-friendly. Hygienic!
Our Zirconium and Titanium chopsticks are CNC milled from a single piece of solid Zirconium or Titanium. Eco-friendly. Hygienic!
Our Zirconium and Titanium chopsticks are CNC milled from a single piece of solid Zirconium or Titanium. Eco-friendly. Hygienic!
1,318 backers pledged $118,805 to help bring this project to life.

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Proof of Concept

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Design Prototype

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Production Prototype

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Woerden Designs

We aim to help you create Michelin-star food at home with our Woerden professional kitchenware. With the success of our last titanium rolling pin and titanium sushi plate projects, we decided to introduce our solid 100% Zirconium & Titanium chopsticks.

$75k stretch goal unlocked! Free Titanium chopstick rest with each pair ordered!
$75k stretch goal unlocked! Free Titanium chopstick rest with each pair ordered!
Introducing solid Zirconium! A rare metal that's more corrosion resistant than even Titanium! A solid Zirconium rest comes with each Zirconium chopsticks pledge!
Introducing solid Zirconium! A rare metal that's more corrosion resistant than even Titanium! A solid Zirconium rest comes with each Zirconium chopsticks pledge!

Zirconium UNLOCKED! 

  • Used in jewelry and other decoration for centuries 
  • Resistance to corrosion: even higher than Titanium 
  • Used in delicate surgical applications due to high corrosion resistance
  • Common in cool stars and moon rocks 
  •  Density: 6.52g/cm3 Zr702 (99.2%+ pure)  
Made of solid 100% Titanium, Woerden chopsticks are durable, eco-friendly and hygienic!
Made of solid 100% Titanium, Woerden chopsticks are durable, eco-friendly and hygienic!

Traditional wooden chopsticks can harm our environment and our bodies. It takes one aspen tree just to make a few thousand disposable chopsticks. Each year we lose thousands of acres to deforestation just from these disposable chopsticks!

Over 70 billion pairs of chopsticks are consumed around the world each year, which needs to cut 14 million aspens and results in a deforestation of more than 9300 acres!
Over 70 billion pairs of chopsticks are consumed around the world each year, which needs to cut 14 million aspens and results in a deforestation of more than 9300 acres!

Not only do disposable chopsticks result in deforestation, they harbor bacteria in microscopic crevices. Plastic or rubber chopsticks will produce harmful substances to human body over time. Steel chopsticks can make some people allergic and have an unpleasant metal smell and taste.

Being magnified 100x you can clearly see where bacteria can hide in all wooden chopsticks
Being magnified 100x you can clearly see where bacteria can hide in all wooden chopsticks

We're solving all of these problems with the most durable, eco-friendly and hygienic chopsticks CNC milled from a single piece of solid 100% Grade 1 (CP1) Titanium! CP1 is the purest form of Titanium that is the most resistant to corrosion.

Solid 100% Titanium chopsticks with simple, elegant design.
Solid 100% Titanium chopsticks with simple, elegant design.
Pure titanium bowl available as an add-on. Double walled to keep your hands cool
Pure titanium bowl available as an add-on. Double walled to keep your hands cool

Add-on bowl specs:

  • Grade 1 pure Titanium
  • Double wall insulated design
  • 114mm x 46mm
  • 280ml
  • 78 grams
We brought our solid Titanium chopsticks prototype with our last project (Titanium sushi plate) to a Michelin 3 star restaurant in Kyoto and they loved it!
We brought our solid Titanium chopsticks prototype with our last project (Titanium sushi plate) to a Michelin 3 star restaurant in Kyoto and they loved it!

Why 100% titanium always gives the perfect results? 

  • 100% titanium is the perfect choice for kitchenware or tableware. 
  • Retains the original taste of any food, used extensively in high end kitchenware 
  • The most biocompatible and safe metal for the human body 
  • The only element that your body fully accepts - even bone will grow around it 
  • Excellent resistance to corrosion, nearly equivalent to platinum 
  • Named after Titans of Greek mythology because of its immense strength 
  • Less than half the density of steel, perfectly weighted for a quality feel 
  • Durable, a true heirloom piece to last generations

Deliberate Design

CNC milled from a single piece of solid 100% Titanium. Highly-polished by hand. Aesthetically pleasing to look at.

The cubic design of the tops prevents chopsticks from rolling away while the tips are cylindrical design, which integrates the ancient ideas of orbicular sky and rectangular Earth

Japanese style tips make them easier to pick up even small amounts of food, for example, picking out the fish bones and peppercorn.

Twelve convex grooves make them more convenient for gripping dishes, or even heavy food.

The slim Japanese style design keeps your chopsticks’ tip away from the table. Super hygienic.

Very convenient. Can be cleaned in the dishwasher. 

With the highest strength-to-density ratio, our chopsticks never warp or blend like wooden or plastic chopsticks.

9 inches in length, 1.8 oz. A perfect weight for balance and offer a better more comfortable experience.  

Daily Life Testing

Be proud of yourself for using chopsticks and enjoy noodles perfectly and securely without worry that noodles will slip.

Our chopsticks offer a appropriate gripping force which will lock onto the food you are trying to pick up. A beautiful addition to your dining set! Perfect for everyday use.

 A perfect match with our titanium sushi plate.

Our solid Titanium chopsticks will get noticed when you are eating in public. Take your clean Titanium chopsticks with you anytime and anywhere, and no need to worry the dirty tableware restaurants provide.

Enjoy barbecue with our super hygienic Titanium chopsticks. Titanium doesn't transfer heat like steel. Keep your hands protected!

 A chopstick travel case and elegant box for free. Very convenient to take with you anywhere and anytime, and a perfect gift for those you love!

Ready to produce - get your Solid Titanium Chopsticks before Christmas!

What people are saying about Woerden

Feedback from our recently completed Titanium Rolling pin campaign
Feedback from our recently completed Titanium Rolling pin campaign
 
Feedback from our recently completed Titanium Rolling pin campaign
Feedback from our recently completed Titanium Rolling pin campaign

About Chopsticks

Chopsticks are thought to have a long history of over 5000 years. Originating from China, they began to spread to Japan and Korea by 500 A.D. So far, chopsticks are becoming popular utensils in restaurants and hotels across the globe.

Nowadays, chopsticks serve many new functions besides tableware. For example, you can buy a pair as a gift to your friends and relatives. In Chinese, it reads 'Kuaizi', which means to have sons soon, so a newly-married couple are happy to receive it as their wedding gift. 

Chopsticks are adored and used around the world. A recent experiment shows that many joints and muscles are being exercised, improving your dexterity over time. They certainly make you cleverer, don't they?

Pledge now and help us bring the solid 100% Titanium chopsticks to life!

Thank you to BackerPoints for supporting our campaign, they are awesome!

Risks and challenges

We have a good and stable cooperation with one factory who always manages to finish the production on time with high quality. We have the sample already.

Hopefully, when we succeed with the help and support of you all, we can start the mass production and you will receive your solid Titanium chopsticks before Christmas!

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    Chopsticks + Double-wall Bowl EARLY BIRD

    *One Pair of Solid Titanium Chopsticks
    *One Titanium Double-wall Bowl

    Both made of pure Titanium (grade 1 for maximum purity). Solid Titanium Chopsticks and double-wall bowl are durable, eco-friendly and hygienic. Titanium gives perfect results every time. Retail will be $150 after the campaign.

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    Chopsticks + Double-wall Bowl

    *One Pair of Solid Titanium Chopsticks
    *One Titanium Double-wall Bowl

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    pair of Chopsticks+Sushi Plate EARLYBIRD

    One pair of solid Titanium Chopsticks with one solid titanium sushi plate. Both CNC milled from a single piece of solid titanium. Add a modern Michelin star to your sushi with the world's fist solid titanium sushi plate! Titanium gives perfect results every time. Retail will be $200 after the campaign.

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    pair of SolidTi Chopsticks+Sushi Plate

    One pair of solid Titanium Chopsticks with one solid titanium sushi plate. Both CNC milled from a single piece of solid titanium. Add a modern Michelin star to your sushi with the world's fist solid titanium sushi plate! Titanium gives perfect results every time. Retail will be $200 after the campaign.

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    Solid Titanium Sushi Set EARLYBIRD

    *Two pairs of solid Titanium Chopsticks
    *One solid titanium sushi plate.

    Both CNC milled from a single piece of solid titanium. Add a modern Michelin star to your sushi with the world's fist solid titanium sushi plate! Titanium gives perfect results every time. Retail will be $260 after the campaign.

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    Solid Titanium Sushi Set

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    *One solid titanium sushi plate.

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    *Two(2) Pairs of Solid Titanium Chopsticks
    *Two(2) Titanium Double-wall Bowls

    Both made of pure Titanium (grade 1 for maximum purity). Solid Titanium Chopsticks and double-wall bowl are durable, eco-friendly and hygienic. Titanium gives perfect results every time. Retail will be $300 after the campaign.

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    1 Pair of Solid Zirconium UNLOCKED

    Super-rare Zirconium metal is one of the few metals with higher corrosion resistance than Titanium. CNC milled from a single piece of solid Zirconium (Zr702), our solid 100% Zirconium chopsticks are highly-polished by hand for the premium version with Japanese style tips. Retail will be $600 after the campaign.

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    6 pairs of SolidTi Chopsticks EARLY BIRD

    CNC milled from a single piece of solid 100% titanium, our solid 100% Titanium chopsticks are highly-polished by hand for the premium version with Japanese style tips. Aesthetically pleasing to look at. Retail will be $360 after the campaign.

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    Zirconium + Titanium combo UNLOCKED

    1 pair of Zirconium + 1 pair of Titanium chopsticks! Super-rare Zirconium metal is one of the few metals with higher corrosion resistance than Titanium. CNC milled from a single piece of solid Zirconium (Zr702), our solid 100% Zirconium chopsticks are highly-polished by hand for the premium version with Japanese style tips. Retail will be $660 after the campaign.

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    2x (Chopsticks+Double-Wall Bowl)

    *Two(2) Pairs of Solid Titanium Chopsticks
    *Two(2) Titanium Double-wall Bowls

    Both made of pure Titanium (grade 1 for maximum purity). Solid Titanium Chopsticks and double-wall bowl are durable, eco-friendly and hygienic. Titanium gives perfect results every time. Retail will be $300 after the campaign.

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    6 pairs of SolidTi Chopsticks

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    Solid Titanium Baking Set EARLY BIRD

    *Two pairs of solid Titanium Chopsticks
    *One solid titanium sushi plate.
    *One Solid Titanium Rolling Pin

    All CNC milled from a single piece of solid titanium. Add a modern Michelin star to your sushi with the solid Titanium baking set! Titanium gives perfect results every time. Retail will be $559 after the campaign.

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    Solid Titanium Baking Set

    *Two pairs of solid Titanium Chopsticks
    *One solid titanium sushi plate.
    *One Solid Titanium Rolling Pin

    All CNC milled from a single piece of solid titanium. Add a modern Michelin star to your sushi with the solid Titanium baking set! Titanium gives perfect results every time. Retail will be $559 after the campaign.

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    10 pairs of SolidTi Chopsticks EARLYBIRD

    CNC milled from a single piece of solid 100% titanium, our solid 100% Titanium chopsticks are highly-polished by hand for the premium version with Japanese style tips. Aesthetically pleasing to look at. Retail will be $600 after the campaign.

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    10 pairs of Solid Titanium Chopsticks

    CNC milled from a single piece of solid 100% titanium, our solid 100% Titanium chopsticks are highly-polished by hand for the premium version with Japanese style tips. Aesthetically pleasing to look at. Retail will be $600 after the campaign.

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