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Japanese Chiyogami Paper ~ Mixed Pocket Pack

Beautiful Chiyogami paper great for covering our wooden shapes and for adding elegance to your card making and craft projects. These little pieces are ideal for smaller projects and for covering our embellishment shapes. The papers are strong and fibrous which make them easy to work with and we would recommend our crafting PVA glue as the perfect adhesive.

Pack Contents
Each pack contains 24 square sheets measuring approximately 7.5cm (3″).
The design is on one side of the paper only.

Please note:  Pack contents will contain a random selection and vary from the photographs shown.

Paper Weight
70gsm

£6.75

11 in stock

Description

Each piece of Chiyogami paper is hand silk-screen printed following centuries old Japanese traditions. Colours are applied in individual layers which requires the art of registering each screen to precision. The base paper is a combination of kozo and sulphite and the pigments used are fade resistant resulting in a strong, soft and versatile decorative paper suitable for a range of uses such as, embellishments for stamping, scrapbooking, card making, origami, iris folding, decorative packaging, covering frames, box making, collage, book binding, envelope lining, doll’s house wallpaper and many more!

Chiyogami, which means thousand generation (chiyo) paper (gami), was developed in Japan during the Edo Period (1603-1867). The fashionable kimono textiles being produced in the Yuzen area of Kyoto inspired the papermakers to produce small-scale paper imitations intended for use on dolls and tiny household items, such as tea tins. Many of the patterns contain highly symbolic imagery, such as cranes for long life and plum blossoms and pine boughs for beauty and longevity.

At Artcuts, we only source the finest authentic Chiyogami papers directly from the makers in Japan.

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