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You will love working with these papers. Soft, light weight, yet strong and durable of the highest quality.

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How Japanese Yuzen Washi Papers are Made

Japanese Yuzen Washi papers (often called Chiyogami) are made from a base paper consisting of mulberry (kozo) fibres and wood pulp. It is the mulberry that gives Yuzen paper its strength, pliability and resilience. These qualities make it especially suited to craft work. Yuzen papers are still produced by hand usually by small family run businesses in Japan. The printing of the elaborate designs is a particularly complex process. It involves overlaying each colour by a silk screening method one at a time. This sometimes means 5 to 6 separate colour overlays with the final layer usually gold or silver.  The pigment based inks used in Yuzen produce vibrant, rich colours that are durable and not prone to fading. Many of the Yuzen papers replicate authentic kimono patterns. However, there has been a growing demand for more modern designs which is reflected in our range.

How Japanese Yuzen Washi Papers are Used

It is no surprise that because of the beauty and unique qualities of these papers, they have become hugely popular in the Western World. We have seen them feature in many types of arts and crafts projects, as well as home decoration. Today Yuzen papers are not only used for origami or paper folding but are commonly found in many other applications. For example cardmaking, egg decorating, decoupage, invitation stationery, collage craft, covering boxes and albums, lampshade design, bookbinding, scrapbooking and jewellery making. Make sure to check out the images attached to our Yuzen Paper Product pages to view finished projects for inspiration and design ideas. You can also follow us on Facebook and Pinterest to see the latest creations and trends. With such a wide application, Japanese Yuzen Washi papers will continue to inspire young crafters, hobbyists, artists, students, teachers, professional designers and decorators.

Colours are generally consistent but could vary slightly due to dye lots. Please note different computer monitors and browser settings can cause some colour variation.

Sizes Available – Limited Stock

24cm x 20cm (9.5in x 7.9in)

A4, 29cm x 21cm (11.4in x 8.3in)

We use Australia Post for all our deliveries. Tracking Number details will be emailed to you, if applicable, to enable you to follow your order’s journey online.

Within Australia

Choose from Standard Post $7.95 or Express Post $12.00

Excluding Express Post, delivery times apply from the day after posting and take 2-6 business days depending on the destination. Express Post is generally next day delivery between all capital cities (except Darwin and Perth CBD) and some major centres.

Outside of Australia

NEW ZEALAND STANDARD $12.00 TRACKING $18.00
ASIA/PACIFIC STANDARD $13.00 TRACKING $20.00
USA & CANADA STANDARD $15.00 TRACKING $22.00
EUROPE & UNITED KINGDOM STANDARD $19.00 TRACKING $25.00
STH AFRICA, STH AMERICA, MIDDLE EAST STANDARD $20.00 TRACKING $27.00

Standard Airmail does not include Tracking

Papers Only (10 sheets or less) anywhere in the world $9.00

To receive this rate, papers need to be packed in a large letter format measuring no more than 36cm (14.17") wide x 26cm (10.24") high x 2cm (0.79") deep. This may require folding papers in half in some cases.

Delivery to most overseas destinations is within 10 business days excluding Public Holidays.

This option does not include Tracking.

Countries we have shipped to:

Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Israel, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Poland, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America

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