ZIG by Kuretake

Established in 1902 as a sumi ink stick manufacturer in Japan, Kuretake has grown into a brand of quality artist tools for fine arts, illustration, graphic design, paper crafts, scrapbooking and signage.

Kuretake Co. Ltd. is family owned and all ZIG products are still made in Nara, Japan. ZIG is a registered trademark owned by Kuretake Co. Ltd.


The ZIG Memory System is designed for scrapbooking, journaling and cardmaking with water-based pigment ink to preserve treasured memories.

The ZIG Sign product line is versatile and highly suitable for decorating chalkboards, whiteboards, windows, mirrors and a variety of porous and non-porous surfaces, including plastic, metal and wood!

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