Kyo no oto fountain pen inks are made in Kyoto Japan and are hand-crafted according to traditional Japanese dyeing techniques. The Kyo no oto colours have been used since the Heian era, roughly 1000 years ago, and are an expression of it’s rich history and profound culture.
Imayouiro, or Pink, is a safflower red colour which gained attention in the Heian era. It is what Japanese ancestors called a ‘modern color’. It was preferred by women.
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