The Japanese Sakura Color Products Corporation was founded in 1921 and has developed a reputation for designing and manufacturing innovative writing instruments. They are renowned for their Sakura Pigma Micron range of drawing pens which have quick drying archival quality ink that is waterproof and highly fade resistant. These pens are available with tips from 0.2mm – 0.5mm and in several different ink colours. The Pigma range also includes the Sakura Pigma brush pen that is highly regarded by artists and also the Sakura Pigma Graphic pen which has a square cut nib that is ideal for lettering and graphic design.
In 1984 Sakura invented the Sakura Gelly Roll pen which was the world’s first gel pen. This has gone on to have phenomenal success being the first choice for many people who use them for arts and crafts. Gelly roll pens are available in a wide range of varieties and colours. Sakura Gelly Roll Glaze pens have a unique ink that creates a 3D embossed shiny line. The Sakura Gelly Roll Metallic pens have a high quality metallic ink. While the Sakura Gelly Roll Moonlight pens produce brilliant colours on dark paper. Sakura Gelly Roll Moonlight pens produce brilliant colours on dark paper. The Sakura Gelly Roll Stardust pens have a unique ink formulation that produces a brilliant sparkling effect. And the Sakura Gelly Roll Souffle pens have a unique ink that creates a 3D effect in soft pastel colours.