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Modern-Style Calligraphy Gift Set

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Want to really level-up your kanji skills? This authentic Japanese calligraphy set consists of artisanal writing tools selected by Shinseido, one of last makers of Suzuka Ink in Suzuka City, Mie Prefecture. The set consists of a writing brush, ink, an ink-stone and a paperweight. All the writing tools are beautifully packaged in a cypress box, which is protected by a black carton.

The ink is handmade and easy to use to make thin, elegant lines. The brush is made of horse and weasel hair, and easy to use for beginners too! The paperweight and ink-stone, meanwhile, are made of dark glass. The dark ink looks beautiful on the glass, and it can easily washed away after use.