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A piece of natural Washi paper is 100% natural, organic
and handcrafted. It is sustainable, waste-free and
eco-friendly as it does not use any chemicals.
Due to the lack of chemicals in the product, it is easy to use- and reuse. You can create your own motif in washi by carefully tearing its natural texture, or by using scissors or a cutter to create small tears. Furthermore, due to its translucency and ability to soften direct (sun) light, they are perfect for Japanese paper doors, lanterns and traditional umbrellas.
Washi is a strong, durable and unique Japanese product that can be used by itself or as a part of many different unique creations!
Most Washi is made during the winter, when paper pulp and cold running water, which are both needed for the production of Washi, are abundant in Japan’s rich nature. The cold water aids the resistance of bacteria that might spoil the paper. As a result, Washi is often stronger and more durable than other types of paper.