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Daiso (ダイソー), Tokyo

Daiso (ダイソー), Tokyo

What to buy here: Japanese calligraphy set | Sake set | Tabi socks.

Calligraphy is a type of visual art: the art of giving form to signs in an expressive, harmonious and skillful manner. The local name for calligraphy, better known as Shufa, is appreciated throughout the island of Japan. It’s shape, size and brush material determines the overall quality of the calligraphy pen. Although this art has died out in recent generations, the market for calligraphy pens still remains alive.

Calligraphy has influenced ink and wash panting, which is one reason the art remains alive today throughout the homes and temples of both east and west Japan. Today, calligraphy has its roots linked to Buddhism and is taught to elementary school children before pursuing higher education.

Daiso (ダイソー) from 10:00AM to 9:00PM sells calligraphy sets, ranging from brush styles of horse hair to bamboo. More expensive calligraphy sets can be custom ordered and range between $100-300, depending on the manufacturer.

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Sight Name: Daiso (ダイソー)
Sight Location: Tokyo, Japan
Sight Type: Shopping
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