History of Kumano brushes
Kumano-Cho is a small plateau basin surrounded by mountains around 500 m above sea level on all sides. Surrounded by three types of Hiroshima, Kure, higashihiroshima-Shi, North and South are to elongated shape.
Approximately 26，000 people to count the population, in that 1，500 who is called brush 1 brush manufacturing engineer. Master of brush making and pass the certification exam, certified to craft-production method article 24-8, by 19. Animal becomes the raw material of brush hair is primarily, goats, horses, the weasel, deer, raccoon, etc, most are imported from China and North America. Brush shaft and procuring from Okayama Prefecture and Shimane Prefecture, are imported from Taiwan and Korea. Thus, Kumano-Cho would brush the raw materials are not what one thing. So, why this town developed brush-making?
-By using the low plain around the end of 18 century the late Edo period, Kumano village, only agricultural life was difficult for the off-season, stocking brush and India ink from the Nara district, sell it, questioning ties between the brush and Kumano was born, was with the.
-And from now on will be about 170 years ago, the arts and crafts of the Hiroshima Han recommended expands brush, ink sales throughout the country, aiming for brush-making skills in earnest now. Was going at that time brush-making became the pioneer of the Nara and Hyogo Prefecture: was the young villagers learned techniques in brush-making craftsmen ARIMA, invited the local dispatch.
-Brush be used in school education 33 years become four-year compulsory education, 0/1872 to the school system, and then by the effort and enthusiasm of villagers fulfilment brush-making techniques and the production of a much greater. After World War 2, when production of brush calligraphy education laws, but began production of hair and makeup brushes from 0/1955 and to 0/1975 in Hiroshima Prefecture, beginning by international trade and Industry Minister in traditional crafts was designated. To account for more than 80% of the national production none of the writing brush, brushes, makeup brushes in the current developing. Thus, Kumano-brush making is now also still from parent to children children to grandchildren and has been passed from.
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Heart of Kumano brushes brush set set of 8
Kumano as "world brand Kumano Fude" rated high quality makeup brushes. Best wool without collection of gem was handcrafted wholeheartedly single brush workman, especially high technology.
Face brush and shading brushes: sokoho
Brushes: Squirrel & sokoho
Eye shadow brush, shadow liner brush: Weasel
Eye brow brush: ドジャコウ
Brushes & Combs: horse hair
Only brush case: leather
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