We carry an assortment of Japanese brushes (writing brush).
This page was created September 8, 2000
The Brush historyBrush history began at China around 2000 years ago. At the time, Sho-gun Moutain made first writing bursh for gift to Shin emperor. Several years later, NARA brush started by one man, SAKAI KIYOKAWA went to China and learn how to make brush. This is the begin of brush history in Japan. About Heian period at Kyoto and Nara, so many Buddist monk start using brush for writing. It become populor to use brush for writing.
About SHORINDOShorindo start on EDO period. Tsunematsu Yuba was making and selling writing brush all over city in Japan. Later he met famous Japanese culigrapher artist and start make brush for them. At that time, he settle one place and open his company, here in Nara Japan. Over 130 years, we are making writing brush for traditional way. Every brush are hand made and keep high quality products.
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