Gekkoso 8B Pencil



17.7cm x 0.9cm

Wood & Lead

Made in Japan


In stock

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Exactly the kind of pencil that makes drawing more pleasurable each and every time you use it, the Gekkoso 8B Pencil lead has a soft and smooth texture, providing an effortless drawing or writing experience with little need for applying too much pressure. 

Gekkoso’s unique thick wooden structural design feels perfectly comfortable in your hand.

Similar to black ink, the tone is rich and lustrous. From thick lines to thin, darker or lighter, the Gekkoso 8B Pencil moves pleasantly over all kinds of paper. 


Recommended to use with Gekkoso’s Leather Pencil Cap


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”



279 East 6th Ave

Vancouver, BC V5T 1J7



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12:00 - 17:00: Sun

Closed: Mon & Tue



P: 604 423 3679

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