Writing brush making experience (Weekdays)

  • Program
    Admission fee : free
    Brush making experience : 2,160 JPY
    (big and small brush making (you can take them home.)

    There are no discounts for children.
    time period
    All year except Sundays, Golden week holidays, summer holidays, New Year holidays.
    (We have some temporary closures.)

    **Please note that over 15 participants are required if you would like to join Brush making experience program on Saturday**
    approx.60-90 min.
    Language English

Making Japanese traditional Brush and take it home with you as a very original souvenir!

Nara is the birth place of Japanese traditional ink brush and it has 1300 years history.
You can make your own ink brush at our showroom.
The experience is the process to set the brush with glue.
You can also enjoy watching craftsmen's work, talks by craftsmen and shopping at our showroom.
  • Let's enjoy making writing brushes! It must be unique experience.

  • It is also possible to try brushes for making up at our showroom.

  • Akashiya showroom.

Program details
Program Writing brush making experience (Weekdays)
Program fee

adult/child:2,160 JPY

Available time period

All season program

Available time period Detail 10:00 - 17:00 (reservation needed by 16:00)
Required time approx.60-90 min.
Schedule ①Soak the brush to its core with liquid glue.
②Remove the glue with thread and align the shape of the tips.
③Dry and the brush is completed.
Requirements for participation ・Elementary school students and over
(Elementary school students are required to be with parents or adults.)

・Maximum 40 participants for tour of a facility.
・Maximum 30 participants for brush making experience.
※In case of over 30 participants, it will be rotating.

※Only on Saturday, minimum participants are over 15 people.
If you want to book on Saturday, please book the program for Saturday. (Course No.172)
Things to bring / required items Nothing in particular
Included in this fee Big and small brush set, ink brush
Not included in fees Personal expenses
Meeting location Akashiya showroom
Meeting location Detail Meet at the destination
Address of meeting location 78-1 minami shincho Nara city, Nara-city, Nara-prefecture

Bus : Sanjo Oji 2-chome station (approx.13 min. from Kintetsu or JR Nara station) and 8 min. on foot Southward
Taxi : 2.8 km from Kintetsu Yamato Saidaiji station
2.7 km from JR Nara station
walk : 1.6 km from Kintetsu amagatsuji station

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Pick Up Service Pick-up service unavailable
Payment method Please pay onsite in cash or by credit card
Language English

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    Company:Akashiya showroom
    Address:78-1 minami shincho, Nara-city Nara-prefecture

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