The Scholar Brush is made from a newborn's 1st natural edge of hair, then preserved as a memorable and valuable gift.
The Chinese believed that by possessing the Scholar Brush, their children will develop positive characteristic such as showing sense of gratitude, confidence, discipline, sense of improvement and happiness.
Brush Hair can be grown up hair as well besides the newborn hair, to produce husband & wife hair brush, couples' hair brush, or even whole family hair tied up together as the sign of unity.
Once upon a time, there was a candidate brought along his Newborn Hair Brush to attend the Imperial Examination to show his gratitude to his parents. Eventually he was ranked as the 1st class scholar.
Since then, the Newborn Hair Brush is also known as The Scholar Brush.