Discover the art of Japanese Washi paper
Washi is a traditional Japanese paper made from natural fibres such as mulberry, linen or rice. It is known for its strength, fine texture and vibrant colours. The process of making Washi is long and complex, involving handcrafted techniques that have been passed down from generation to generation. The end result is a high quality paper that is used for unique creations such as lanterns, fans, screens, photo albums and calligraphy. Washi is also used for practical applications such as packaging and labels. Discover the fascinating world of Washi and let yourself be seduced by this traditional Japanese art.