Kyo-No-Oto Fountain Pen Ink - Ochiguri Iro

$ 30.00

Falling Chestnut Fountain Pen Ink

All Kyo Iro inks are handmade in Kyoto, Japan using traditional dyeing techniques and materials.

Falling Chestnut refers to the reddish brown color of chestnuts that have fallen. In "The Tale of Genji," there is a description of "Blue and dark slenderness, fallen chestnuts, and something like that, and a hakama lined with lining that was celebrated by the people of the past... ", indicating that it was the color that was favored at the time. I understand.

"Kyo no Oto" is a series of writing inks that reproduce traditional Japanese colors that have been used since the Heian period with modern techniques and interpretations. Each color features a unique name and story.

This is a dye ink developed independently by TAG STATIONERY and Kyoto Kusaki Dye Laboratory, which consists of dyeing and weaving experts.

It is a characteristic ink that makes use of the gradation of light and shade using the bleeding characteristic of dyes.

Dye ink is soluble in water, so after writing with ink, you can use it for various expressions such as "blurring" or stretching the color thinly with a water brush.

  • 40 ml glass bottle
  • Product number: KO-0110
  • Use with fountain pen, glass pen, dip pen, brush
  • Made in Japan