Kyoto TAG Kyo-Iro Soft Snow of Ohara Ink Bottle
Born from a collaboration between stationery shop TAG and Kyoto Kusakubi Laboratory (a specialist in colour dyes), these inks are made in Kyoto following traditional Japanese dyeing techniques dating back to the Heian era. Expressing a rich ancient history dating back over 1000 years, these beautiful water-based inks are a joy to write with.
The range covers two lines (Kyo-no-oto, and Kyo-iro) made up of 10 traditional Japanese colours.
Soft delicate blue, it has a hint of purple with good saturation. Easy to read on paper. It felt little dry. It is a pleasing color with shades of Indigo.