Everything about Washi 和紙 — handmade

HOW ITS MADE. THE KUNISAWA NOTEBOOK

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HOW ITS MADE. THE KUNISAWA NOTEBOOK

  Kunisawa notebooks are the luxury Japanese stationery item. Being made with the best materials & lots of hand processes, they protect your precious memories and notes. We don’t go anywhere without our notebook, it keeps our business on track. With the grid paper inside its perfect fro writing, numbers and drawing, with anything you can get your hands on from a calligraphy pen to a pencil. Enjoy the photo gallery below of how these beautiful notebooks are made. Stage One It always starts with the covers, whether made of thick textured card or a hard wearing textured covering each...

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Washi 和紙

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Washi 和紙
Washi is an authentic Japanese handmade paper. It was introduced to Japan more than 1,300 years ago from China.  Washi making is one of the most labour intensive paper making processes in the world.  It is revered and so important that the pronunciation of the word “paper” is the same as “god” in the Japanese language.  The Japanese love for Stationery means they have some of the highest qualtiy in the world. 

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HOSOKAWA-SHI ホソカワシ

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HOSOKAWA-SHI ホソカワシ
Hosokawa-shi is one of the oldest papers in the world to be still made in the same way for generations in Japan.  It is of such importance that both the Japanese government and UNESCO have recognised this paper as a cultural asses to Japan, with special designation.  This paper is the Queen of Japanese Stationery!

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