【Ancient Splendor】「Yakusugi」 and 「urushi」 Fusion Ballpoint

A project in Tokyo, Japan by 株式会社アルアート

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Ballpoint pen made of 'Yakusugi' a World Heritage tree, and Japanese traditional craft lacquer
Backers: 14
Average Pledge Per Backer: ¥21431

Funded: ¥300,029 of ¥300,000
Dates: Apr 15th -> May 31st (46 days)
Project By: 株式会社アルアート
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Latest News

We have achieved our goal! But this is just the beginning.

May 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you so much. We reached our target amount on the final day. This is not the end, but a new beginning and the start of a new story. It is the beginning of our journey to deliver Japanese wood to the world. The support from everyone, like a drop... (Read More)

We will provide you with a more detailed introduction about us

May 16th - via: kickstarter.com
https://aruart-resin.jp/ Our company, 株式会社アルアート (Al Art Co., Ltd.), is dedicated to creating unique and high-quality artisanal products, particularly in the realm of woodworking. Led by director Nagano-san, our team combines... (Read More)

I turned 1000 years old.

May 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, this is Nagano from Aruart Co., Ltd. Today, I'll talk about the grain of Yakusugi wood. It's not that I turned 1000 years old. It's the Yakusugi tree that is 1000 years old. Please take a look at this grain. The dark color represents the wood... (Read More)

Thank you very much for your abundant support. Here is an explanation of the crucial process of drying wood."

May 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello. This is Nagano from Aruart Co., Ltd. Natural wood cannot be used immediately after being cut down. Since it contains a lot of moisture, it needs to be thoroughly dried. We undergo a three-year natural drying process followed by six months of... (Read More)

What is Yakusugi?

May 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
It is said that cedar trees have an average lifespan of over 500 years, but in Yakushima, there are giant cedars that have lived for over 2000 years. Yakusugi, growing in the mountainous terrain of granite with poor nutrients despite being blessed... (Read More)

It's a good start

April 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you very much for your prompt support purchase! Nice to meet you. My name is Soichiro Nagano, representing AruArt Co., Ltd., and I'm taking on challenges from Japan. We are engaged in activities to promote Japanese wood and Japanese woodworking... (Read More)

It's finally time to kick things off!

April 16th - via: kickstarter.com
It's finally time to kick things off! Introducing a pen born from the voices of our customers. Hello there, I'm Soichiro Nagano from AluArt Co., Ltd. Thank you so much for your support right from the start. Today, let me share with you the secret... (Read More)

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