Nara Fude (Writing Brush)

The art of brush making is believed to have been brought back from Tang (China) by Kobo-Daishi about 1,200 years ago, during the Daido period.
Using more than 10 different kinds of animal hair including that of goats and horses for the brush head, and combining an infinite variety of hair very skillfully, Nara Writing brushes are made Completely by hand with this ancient technique.