Ink Stick Handmade in Taiwan
This is Ink stick is handmade in Taiwan. It is 6 inches long X 1 inches wide and is black. The ink is water soluble. To make ink from the ink stick, it has to be continuously ground against an inkstone with a small quantity of water to produce a dark liquid which is then applied with an ink brush. Artists and calligraphists may vary the thickness of the resulting ink according to their preferences by reducing or increasing the intensity and time of ink grinding.