A new brush is stiff because its hairs are covered with a layer of diluted glue
to protect the hairs from damage during shipping.
Before using a new calligraphy brush:
Each time a new calligraphy brush is used:
The hairs are very delicate, so it is important to take good care of your
Do not reuse the clear plastic cap,
which protects the brush tip during shipping. We recommend using a Bamboo Roll-up Brush Holder once
you have opened the brush.
These brushes are made in
Hiroshima prefecture in Japan.