- Premium quality inksticks.
- Excellent archival properties.
- Extremely portable and lightfast.
- Waterproof, however this may take a few days of drying to achieve.
- Thickness of the ink can be easily controlled.
- Grinding of the ink can be meditative.
- All inksticks are made by Kuretake.
- Product of Japan.
Add a few drops of water on the ink stone and grinds the ink stick in a circular motion until a smooth black ink is made of the desired concentration.
The following inksticks are used for traditonal Buddha-Sutra writing in Japan
- Buddha-Sutra Inkstick - Rich black colour.
- Mountain Gold Instick - Gold colour.
- Zetumyo Inkstick - 25 x 8 x 75mm (wooden box container - 42 x 16 x 95mm).
- Buddha-Sutra Inkstick - 21 × 9 × 81mm (wooden box container - 39 × 16 × 99 mm).
- Ten Kin Inkstick - 22 × 8 × 78mm (wooden box container - 38 × 16 × 99mm).
- Zekka Inkstick - 20 x 9 x 77mm (wooden box container 34 x 17 x 95mm).
- Mountain Gold Inkstick - 18 × 6 × 65mm (container - 27 × 14 × 78mm).
- Red Jade Inkstick - 9 × 7 x 38mm (container - 25 x 13 x 68mm).