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Hand-dyed Japanese Washi Paper Notebooks (Set of 4)

  • Japanese notebook set by Awagami papermakers of Tokushima, Japan. The Fujimori family has been making washi paper for 8 generations since 1825.
  • Read our article about the processes of making washi paper and indigo-dyeing at Awagami on THE KINDCRAFT!
  • This set of 4 includes the Danzome and the Shibori wacho soft notebooks with stab binding, and the Large and Small Orihon Books with a hard cover and accordion pages.
  • Danzome, or ombre, refers to the gradient pattern on the cover of the notebook. This technique is achieved by dipping the paper into the indigo vat multiple times.
  • Shiboriis an ancient Japanese resist-dying technique. There are many ways to fold, tie, stitch, or twist cloth or paper to resist dye when it enters the indigo vat.
  • The covers of the books are made of momigami crinkle paper, and the pages inside are smooth ecru washi paper. 
  • Hand-dyed with 100% natural aizome indigo by master dyer Mieko Fujimori at Awagami in Tokushima.
  • Size of the Bokashi and Shibori Notebooks: 7.25"x 9.5" (18 x 24 cm)
  • Size of the Large Orihon Book: 4.75" x 7.25" (12.2 x 18.3 cm)
  • Size of the Small Orihon Book: 3.75" x 4.75" (9.2 x 12.2 cm)
  • These books can also be purchased separately.
  • Ships from the U.S.A. — Special Low Rate

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