Akashiya Japanese Design Brush Basic Set of 3
Designed for painting or calligraphy, these brushes feature comfortable bamboo handles and high-quality bristle tips made from a combination of soft wool and horsehair. The brush tip holds paint well and has moderate resilience. Before using this brush for the first time, slowly massage the tip of the bristles with your fingertips, then wet the tip and remove any remaining adhesive residue.
Akashiya Co., Ltd. was founded in 1624 in Nara, Japan, and is famous for its calligraphy brushes. A famous Japanese monk, Kobo Daishi taught Chinese brush calligraphy to Kiyokawa Sakanai in Nara around 800. This period marks the beginning of Japanese brush calligraphy. The type of brush pen from that period is also known as "Nara Fude (brush)".
- Set includes 1 each: Moderate Firm and Tip
- Measures length 210-215mm/8.25-8.5”
- Made in Japan