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  • Japanese Inksticks
  • Japanese Inksticks

Japanese Inksticks

  • $60.00
Description
  • 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.

Inksticks
  • 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).