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  • Tsuge Boxwood Brush From Japan
  • Tsuge Boxwood Brush From Japan
  • Tsuge Boxwood Brush From Japan
Tsuge Boxwood Brush From Japan

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Tsuge Boxwood Brush From Japan

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The "Satsuma Tsuge comb" began when samurai warriors from Satsuma clan first started making them as they returned from Edo after completing the flood prevention work  Edo period. The boxwood comb making became widespread as a side job for lower level samurai warriors.

There were about 10 comb manufacturers by the time of the Taisho Period and each manufacturer put all their ingenuity into the design of comb.
The materials for the boxwood combs are naturally dried for more than 3 years and hand-carved individually. And finally camellia oil is applied repeatedly into the comb to bring out its gloss.  The pins are made of Satsuma Tsuge Boxwood and a different Boxwood is used for the handles.  The quality and the luster of the elegant Japanese rose color of wood is dense and hard; the boxwood of Satsuma is excellent and is used for making seal materials and hair combs. 


Handcrafted by skilled brush artisans in Japan

Additional Information:

2 LINES: 6.75-inch Long 0.75-inch tooth (Pins) Length
3 LINES: 6.75-inch Long, 1-inch tooth(Pin) Length