Handmade Washi Paper - 12 Assorted Sheets
These beautiful sheets of of washi paper are made by Mayumi Ishikawa in Futamata, a tiny town in Kanazawa known for producing washi since the 8th century. The paper is made from the bark of kōzo, a variety of mulberry. As the fibers of kōzo are much longer than those of wood pulp, washi is stronger and longer lasting than regular western paper and has beautiful surface characteristics.
The patterns of the paper are created using different molds and careful manipulation of water and kōzo fibers. The paper takes ink very well and can be used with a regular printer. The washi paper can be used for writing, blotting, crafting, small gift wrapping, and more.
- Paper made of kozo grown in Japan and Thailand
- 12 assorted sheets of hand made washi paper approx. 7¼” x 10¾” in size
- Assortment may differ from the images shown
- Handcrafted in Japan
Who Makes It
Since setting up a workshop in Futamata in the early 2000s, Mayumi Ishikawa has been making washi the old fashioned way, doing everything by hand. She is dedicated to spreading the beauty, functionality and versatility of washi to people around the world.