At $1,000 a Pop, Why is Japanese Calligraphy Ink so Expensive? (Video)
In the world of traditional Japanese calligraphy, the ink used is as important as the artist's brush strokes . Sumi ink, made from a solid form and requiring years of production, has been revered for centuries for its unique properties and high quality. However, the cost of this coveted ink can be staggering, with high-grade sticks from some producers fetching over $1,000 for a 200-gram stick. What is the allure of this ancient Japanese tradition and why are people willing to pay so much for a some old ink ?
Top image: Japanese calligraphy. Source: Axel Bueckert / Adobe Stock.
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