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This kit is for printing the traditional design of Kyo-karakami to a message card with your own hands. The tools in the kit are made as realistic as possible, since we believe that ‘hon ma mon’ (the real thing) is really important. the carved wood is made of the same magnolia tree used in the actual traditional process, and the paint is also the same paint colors. By using the actual materials, we made it possible for you to experience the actual traditional process quite easily. All the designs of Karakami Gift are carved as miniature models of our own original printing wood designs. When the length and the side of a carved wooden block are united, it is the series with which a pattern is connected. The running mols has been printed if a postcard is even the big paper of A3 seal, of course. Although technology is somewhat required to unite a pattern, when printed well, a sense of accomplishment is wonderful. This series can be experienced in the work of the traditional handicrafts of the genuine article ‘KARAKAMI’ ?Ohgumo (big cloud) Taste of Buddist temples and Shinto shrines, Machiya The pattern represents trailing clouds drawn with lines and colors. To entrust the meaning of good or bad luck to shape of clouds has been done form old times. We can see various shapes of clouds in all kinds of treasures that ware owned by Shosouin as well. ?printing block(a plate of magnolia tree) ?large bamboo tube(Kira powder,funori-paste,mixing powder) ?thin bamboo tube(golden Kira powder,funori-paste,mixing powder) ?postcard(Japanese paper) size : W20.3ÃD26ÃH6 weight : 1,430g *Tax and shipping not included.