Gekkoso 8B Pencil Lead with Leather Cover
lead pencil / leather cover / metal rivet
Made in Japan
Pencil Lead: 7.5cm x 0.8cm / 3″ x 0.3″
Leather Cover: 5.5cm x 2.7cm / 2.2″ x 1″
Out of stock
Similar to black ink, the tone of 8B is rich and lustrous. Gekkoso 8B pencil lead has a soft and smooth texture, providing an effortless drawing and writing experience with little need for applying much pressure
Another example of the brand’s brilliant sense of style and design, this unique 8B pencil lead comes with a beautiful and soft leather cover, providing a grip when drawing or writing. The cover can also be used with pastel, graphite, charcoal, or many other drawing mediums to protect your fingers from smudges once the pencil lead has been used up.
*A colour of the leather cover will be selected at random when you place your order. Please leave a note for a preferred colour at check out, we’ll do our best to accommodate. Sometimes certain colours might be out of stock.
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A sense of colour is a lifetime treasure.
Gekkoso is an art supply store in Ginza Japan founded in 1917.
They produce their own original painting materials and stationery carefully made by craftsmen.
Ever since the opening of the store, their high quality art supplies have been loved and supported by people looking for the pure beauty of colour and the touch of the genuine article.
Beautiful shop name Gekkoso means “Moonlight” in Japanese. It comes from a poem gifted to the shop by the famous husband and wife poets Tekkan and Akiko Yosano,
“You walked by from the moon in the sky, shining day and night”
279 East 6th Ave
Vancouver, BC V5T 1J7
Phone: 604 423 3679
Wednesday ~ Saturday: 12:00 ~ 18:00
Sunday: 12:00 ~ 17:00
Monday & Tuesday: Closed