Shikatsuno ( Deer hair and antler ) シカツノ -

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Shikatsuno ( Deer hair and antler ) シカツノ, Traditional Japanese brush by Chiyomi Tanaka

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Shikatsuno ( Deer hair and antler ) シカツノ, Traditional Japanese brush by Chiyomi Tanaka

Shikatsuno ( Deer hair and antler ) シカツノ -


Product information

This brush is handmade by Chiyomi Tanaka, a brush craftsman living in Nara, Japan. She handcrafts her brushes from natural materials.

This brush is the only one in stock.

Name Meaning

Shikatsuno( シカツノ, Deer antler  ) 


  • Overall Length: 310 mm
  • Brush Length: 51.2 mm
  • Thickness: 11.5 mm
  • Brush materials:  Deer hair


  • Each of these Chiyomi Tanaka's brushes is handmade. Therefore, quality, size and weight are not consistent. Also, it takes time to inspect the product, so it takes a little over a week to ship.
  • This brush is made of natural animal hair and parts. There may be restrictions regarding the importation of brushes made of such natural animal hair in your country. Please make sure you (the importer) check the import regulations in your country before placing your order. Please understand that we are not responsible for any problems that may occur regarding import regulations in the importing country before placing your order.

Chiyomi Tanaka carves the brush handle, attaches the bristles, and trims the brush to create a brush that is uniquely her own.

Her brush making is known worldwide.

An Artisan Well Versed in the Tradition of Japanese Brush Making ( The New York Times ) 

We, Ichi inc, Japan have special permission from Ms. Tanaka to operate as the only international distributor of her brushes.

Chiyomi Tanaka's workshop
Chiyomi Tanaka's workshop

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