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Gekkoso 8B Pencil



Wood & Lead

Made in Japan


17.7cm x 0.9cm


In stock

SKU: GKS001 Categories: , Tags: ,

Similar to black ink, the tone of 8B is rich and lustrous. From thick lines to thin, darker or lighter, Gekkoso’s 8B pencil is exactly the kind of tool that makes drawing more pleasurable each and every time you use it,

Its lead has a soft and smooth texture, and moves pleasantly over all kinds of paper. It provides an effortless drawing and writing experience with little need for applying much pressure, and Gekkoso’s unique thick wooden structural design feels perfectly comfortable in your hand.


When used with a Leather Pencil Cap, not only does it protects the pencil lead, but also it helps keep your pencil on its own in your bag or pocket without accidental smudges. 


Since 1917

Tokyo, Japan

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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”


Living within Tradition

Shop Location


279 East 6th Ave

Vancouver, BC V5T 1J7



Phone: 604 423 3679

e-mail: info@itsumo.ca




Shop Hours


Tue ~ Sat: 11:00 ~ 18:00

Sun: 12:00 ~ 17:00

Mon: Closed


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