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City of Brushes – Yes, Makeup Brushes!


The town of Kumano, in the prefecture of Hiroshima, Japan, is responsible for 80 percent of all brushes manufactured in Japan, including calligraphy brushes, paint brushes and makeup brushes. The people there have been making brushes since the early 19th Century, and they even have an annual brush festival. Master brush maker Tesshu Takemori, who […] Read more…

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