Uchiko Town | Letter Writing Set
Bring home with you Taniguichi’s popular items. This letter writing set consists of the following: x1 Small Memo Pad (H12 x L8cm), x1 Small Square Memo Pad (7x7cm), x1 Medium Memo Pad (H16 x L7cm), x1 set of Crinkled Japanese Folk Art Paper , x 1 set of Coloured Japanese Folk Art Paper, x1 Cloud Dragon Paper Envelope, x1 Gold Washi ‘Kyo-Koromo’ Paper (19x19cm)
Measurements (packaging): 19.5cm x 19.5cm
Yuzen Paper (Memopad)
On this hand-dyed yuzen paper, multiple colors are screen printed. It features classical patterns with modern touches, boldly and delicately designed based on traditional Japanese kimono nature patterns including beautiful scenery. Many of these bright, rich colors and traditional patterns signify good fortune. This paper can be used for a variety of purposes, from decorating boxes and walls to wrapping. This paper uses Echizen washi produced in Echizen City (Fukui Prefecture, Japan). Washi from this area is designated as an Important Intangible Cultural Property of Japan, and has an established reputation for high quality. Yuzen washi is hand dyed color by color, creating a certain amount of variations in patterns and colors. This gives it flavor, and is a characteristic of hand-dyed products.
’Kyo-koromo’ Paper (Gold Washi Paper)
“Kyo” means Kyoto and “koromo” means clothing, especially kimono. On this decorative paper, kimono patterns are used as a motif. Beautiful traditional patterns designed modernly and golden paint are used elegantly and effectively. This paper can be used in various ways, for example, wrapping, decorating walls and so on. This paper is made of Echizen washi paper produced in Echizen City (Fukui Prefecture, Japan).
Cloud Dragon Papaer (Envelope)
Cloud Dragon Paper (Unryu Paper) is a washi paper containing strands of fiber and this looks like flowing clouds. The pattern created by fibers is irregular and random, that is, no two are alike. This paper is so thin that you can see the other side through it, but has good firmness came from tangling of fibers. Tearing this paper makes the fiber well fluffy and good texture appears. This paper dyed with soft natural color coming from Japanese traditional colors. You can use this in various ways, for example, lampshades, partitions, other paper crafts, as wrapping paper and so on. Our Cloud Dragon Paper (Unryu Paper) is Inshu washi paper produced in Tottori Prefecture (Japan).
Japanese Folk Art Paper (Crinkled/Coloured Paper)
Japanese Folk Art Paper is a washi paper dyed single color. This color is soft and natural, from Japanese traditional color. It has a rough texture and very thin stripes. Tearing this paper makes the fiber well fluffy and good texture appears. It has good frimness and is used to detailed work, so you can use this various ways, for example, handicrafts, wrapping paper and so on. Our Japanese Folk Art Paper is Awa washi paper, produced in Tokushima Prefecture (Japan). The washi paper from this area is a designated Traditional Craft and has an established reputation for its high quality.
Made by Taniguchi from Kyoto, Japan