Murasaki Ishimeji (purple stone) is the term for lacquer imitating stone with purple color found on the shore and in the „Kamogawa“ Kamo-River. Murasaki-Kifune-Ishi
This lacquer is achieved by sprinkling dry lacquer powder „kanshitsu-fun“ into wet lacquer. In Japanese Art & Craft simulated stone surfaces „hada“ play an important role, found on many lacquer objects like sword scabbards, inro and boxes.