Japanese Paper

Paper was originally manufactured around AD 500. taken over by China and, as so often, copied by the Japanese and then developed and refined in an inimitable way.

The main components of the paper are usually long plant fibers (e.g. Kozo or Gampi) in conjunction with a creamy root mucus (neri) that holds the fibers together like an adhesive.

Real washi is tough, soft, relatively waterproof, insect-resistant and hardly wrinkles.

In addition to paper, which is still traditionally produced, the modern world has developed many variants.
We offer various qualities, all of which are suitable for covering Shoji and have the desired translucency.

For (applied) art, they also offer the advantage of being able to process relatively inexpensive large formats (rolls).

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