Engraving Fee Information
Fees and Minimums
- Engraving fee: $4.50 per brush
- Minimum quantity: 6 brushes (can be different types)
Limitations - The engraving services is unavailable for the following items for various reasons:
- Brushes made of kolinsky, weasel, or tamage hair (Brushes made with these materials cannot be imported into the USA and cannot be sold via HakuhodoUSA)
- Fan brushes and Kinoko brushes with plastic / resin handle
- wood-handle fan and Kinoko brushes like the Kokutan Fan Brush and Botan Bake can be engraved)
- "Tulip" Handle Kinoko Brushes (ex: kokutan and maple kinoko brushes, all sizes)
- Cane-wrapped handle brushes. (ex: Yachiyo brushes, Mizubake)
- Please note: Itabake brushes can be engraved
- Portable slide brushes, portable lip brushes
- other portable brushes can be engraved (ex: Misako brushes, Kokutan portable brushes)
- "White Pearl Set" (a special edition set)
- Other sets are available for engraving
- Any metal handle products (ex: Round Kinoko, Flat Top Duo Fiber Kinoko)
- Brush cases
- Country of Origin: Brushes will be laser-engraved by machine at Hakuhodo's Japanese factory.
- Estimated Turn Around Time: 4 - 6 weeks, including shipping from the Hakuhodo USA shop.
- Font color (Choose One): Red, Blue, White, Gold, Silver or Brown.
- Handle color: A different handle color can be chosen only if it is in the Basic (B Series) series.
- Typography - Choose from the following two styles
- "Cursive Handwriting Style" (up to 16 characters, counting both letter and spaces)
- Chinese/Kanji characters (up to 8 characters)
- Brushes: You can choose brushes from our Japanese website or our USA & International website, except for those that are unavailable for import or engraving detailed above.