Bamboo is part of traditional culture and everyday life in Japan.
It is found in food, art crafts and paper.
Awagami Factory recently created this paper, soft, flexible and with a silky texture, advised for relief printing, intaglio,
letterpress, lithography and silkscreen printing.
Sizes: 56x76cm & 52x43cm (Bamboo Select)
Manufacturer: Awagami Factory
Composition: 70% bamboo fiber - 30% recycled washi
Edges: 2 dekle edges (long edges)
Worldwidely famous for the quality of its papers, Awagami Factory can trace its papermaking roots back to 1825.
In 1984 Minoru Fujimori was honored as a Master Craftsman and awarded the medal for Technical Excellence in recognition of his efforts to preserve the art of making Awa Washi ( paper from Tokushima).
Since then, his son Yoishi and the family are proud to continue the papermaking tradition, this most ancient and honorable Japanese craft.