Gekkoso Leather Pencil Cap
5.7cm x 2.0cm
Made in Japan
The Gekkoso Leather Pencil Cap is perfect for protecting your 8B pencils, which are thicker than common pencils.
Handsewn by leather craftsmen then beautifully embossed with Gekkoso’s trademark “Horn to call a friend.”
The colour of the leather will patina to a deeper tone with extended time & use.
Also ideal for common pencils and carving knives.
5.7cm x 2.0cm x 0.5cm / 2.2″ x 0.7″
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”