The changing of the four seasons in Japan is so beautiful that Japanese people have a custom of holding seasonal events and eating seosonal foods. Solstices and equinoxes are no exception.
Fuki : They day of the vernal equinox. As it gets warmer, carious plants will sprout.
Set Ink : Shikiori Waka Uguisu.
Tako : The day of the summer solstice. We eat octopus, praying that crops will grow in abundance like the legs of an octopus.
Set Ink : Shikiori Yodaki.
Hagi : The day of the autumnal equinox. The read beans used in 'Ohagi' are believed to ward off evil spririts.
Set Ink : Shikiori Hara hara.
Yuzuyu : The day of the winter solstice. It is said that taking a 'Yuzu bath' will help you get through the winter without catching a cold.
Set Ink : Shikiori Zaza.
Length with cap posted: 14.3cm
Length with cap closed: 12.2cm
Central circumference: 3.9cm
System: Fountain pen uses Sailor ink cartridge or converter
Nib type: 14k gold nib
Conditions: New in box with original international warranty and packaging