Japan colour Tattoo Ink Set
These colors have been used for many years in Japan.
A Japan color of white was a sacred, purity and contraindication colorsuch as wearing white clothing in Shinto ritual and during pilgrimages.
This white ink is made by improvement version of the secret recipe inherited from my predecessor through trial and error. This tattoo ink doesn’t fade as normal white ink, stays strong and bright.
HAKUJI also great to mix with colors to make light color, it makes easier to fill in the color into the skin, suitable for cover up and long lasting than normal light tone colors.
GIN/ KODAI SHU
Shu is said to represent the color of burning fire, the setting sun, and blood, and is said to have been used as the protection from evil spirits.
Thats why most of Torii( The Gateway to a sacred space such as Shrine ) painted by Shu.
In China, which is the source of some cultures in Japan, Shu has been regarded as a noble color since ancient times.
The colors used for tattoos in the past were only Shu and Sumi(black) in Japan. *Literature records that Bengara(red-brown) was also used.
Ai Iro is one of the oldest dyes used as a blue dye. It was also called “Japan Blue” in other countries.
During the Kamakura period, the custom of samurai wearing a kind of Ai Iro “Kachiiro” under their armor became established.
It was said that Ai Iro has anti-inflammatory, detoxifying, and hemostatic effects, and that “kachi” is associated with “winning” and is auspicious.
This colour was used by many painters including Hiroshige, Tenugui which(traditional Japanese towel), Noren(traditional japanese shop curtain), Kimono and even a beddings.
Tou Ou was a pigment that can be collected from a plant called “Kusashiou”, which is named after its color.
It was also an indispensable pigment for Yuzen dyeing in the Edo period, and this color name has been widely used as a paint for Japanese painting since the Meiji period.
This colour is a dark green color that contains tea, like the color of the leaves of evergreen trees such as pine and cedar.
Tokiwa is a word that means the unchanging, and it is a color name that praises and wishes for longevity and prosperity.
It was preferred as an auspicious color during the Edo period.
Kensho’s Yūkyū Ink Set
Traditional Japanese colour ink set
・1/2 oz bottles
・Contains zero animal products
・Never tested on animals
・Better for immunity and overall health
・More reliable and safer on skin
・Longer lasting ink and better vibrancy
*Not shipping to EU
This ink set is especially good with Japanese-style tattoos & Asian-style tattoos. All colors can be mix with Hakuji to make different levels of tones.