Akashiya Hien Professional Calligraphy Brush (Fude)

Akashiya have been making traditional Japanese brushes for 300 years.

Hien is a high quality professional brush that uses abundant weasel hair from northeastern China, which is said to be the best raw material for brushes.

Akashiya consider the thickness, length, and elasticity of the tips from all angles, and devise ways to express beautiful and accurate characters in line with the highest calligraphy standards.


- Calligraphy (shodo) brush (fude)
- Tip materials: Weasel hair, cauda equina armpit hair, wool
- Hardness: Moderate
- Size: 13 diameter x 253 mm
- Recommended for: Intermediate to advanced calligraphers
Recommended accessory: brush holder (protector)
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