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"Awagami Factory" is a brand of Japanese washi papers produced solely in Tokushima, Japan. Awagami operates on 8 generations of family knowledge and skill focusing on quality and refinement within this world-heritage craft. Awagami papers are used by the worlds leading artists, photographers, designers, bookbinders and conservators and unlike other washi of unknown origin, guarantee their papers 100%.

Responding to the needs of artists and creators, Awagami strives to incorporate washi paper into contemporary society and is known as a modern-day facilitator of washi culture. Besides creating the worlds most trusted Japanese papers, Awagami also operates a paper museum, runs international papermaking workshops, maintains an ongoing artist-in-residency program and a multi-disciplinary printmaking lab.
Kitakata (Awagami) 52 x 43cm - 36gsm

Kitakata (Awagami) 52 x 43cm - 36gsm



Ref: 2320

Primarily composed of gampi fiber, Kitakata has a subtle gloss yet suprisingly soft surface. Warm-toned yet resilient, the sheet itself is also quite dense, making it ideal for many types of printmaking.

2.75


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Kitakata Green (Awagami) 52 x 43cm - 36gsm

Kitakata Green (Awagami) 52 x 43cm - 36gsm



Ref: 2321

Primarily composed of gampi fiber, Kitakata has a subtle gloss yet suprisingly soft surface. Warm-toned yet resilient, the sheet itself is also quite dense, making it ideal for many types of printmaking.

2.75


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Kitakata Select (Awagami) 52 x 43cm - 90gsm

Kitakata Select (Awagami) 52 x 43cm - 90gsm



Ref: 2323

Primarily composed of gampi fiber, Kitakata Select is a heavier weight version of original Kitakata washi. This version has the subtle gloss, nice density and soft surface that printmakers have come to love from Kitakata.

4.35


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Hosho Select (Awagami) 52 x 43cm - 80gsm

Hosho Select (Awagami) 52 x 43cm - 80gsm



Ref: 2324

The striped 'laid' lines are a unique characteristic of this high quality sheet. Long recognised by printmakers as one of the most versatile of Japanese washi papers, Hosho Select is particularly suitable for woodblock prints.

2.35


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Bamboo Select (Awagami) 52 x 43cm - 170gsm

Bamboo Select (Awagami) 52 x 43cm - 170gsm



Ref: 2325

Made with environmentally friendly bamboo, this sheet has a small ecological footprint. Bamboo Select is slightly heavier than other washi with a lovely soft surface, making it ideal for intaglio, block printing and letterpress.

4.35


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Shiramine Select (Awagami) 52 x 43cm - 110gsm

Shiramine Select (Awagami) 52 x 43cm - 110gsm



Ref: 2326

The relative thickness, generous sizing and easy-to-use colour of Shiramine Select makes it a versatile paper for many art mediums including printmaking, painting and drawing.

3.25


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Kozo Natural Select (Awagami) 52 x 43cm - 46gsm

Kozo Natural Select (Awagami) 52 x 43cm - 46gsm



Ref: 2327

This paper is crafted from 80% long-fibered kozo, making it an exceptionally strong yet pliable paper. Kozo Natural Selects' suppleness makes it suitable for a wide variety of applications including intaglio, mixed media works, bookbinding and art restoration.

4.10


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Okawara Select (Awagami) 52 x 43cm - 51gsm

Okawara Select (Awagami) 52 x 43cm - 51gsm



Ref: 2328

This paper has a warm natural colour, medium weight and subtle surface texture. Because of its vesatility and affordable price point, this sheet has become an international standard for printmaking students.

2.75


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Hakuho Select (Awagami) 52 x 43cm - 220gsm

Hakuho Select (Awagami) 52 x 43cm - 220gsm



Ref: 2329

This sturdy sheet is made from an impressive blend of kozo and cotton; and is the first fine art paper to feature this unique East meets West fibre blend. Hakuho Selects' strong and resilient surface is certain to lend unique textural depth to art works created on it.

6.50


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Bunkoshi Select (Awagami) 52 x 43cm - 70gsm

Bunkoshi Select (Awagami) 52 x 43cm - 70gsm



Ref: 2331

This paper has a relatively deep natural colour and smooth surface. Its texture is clasically Japanese (with no additional sizing), making it good for both printmaking and calligraphy.

2.95


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Plain Japanese Sample Pack

Plain Japanese Sample Pack



Ref: 2001

Containing samples approximately 6 x 10cm from the Plain Japanese range of papers.




4.50


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Japanese Trial Pack

Japanese Trial Pack



Ref: 2006

Contains samples of paper (quarter of a sheet or larger) of the following papers:
2402 - Gampi Silk Tissue
2314 - Kawanaka Ivory
2315 - Kozu shi - 23 gsm
2366 - Kanoko
2340 - Hosho
2391 - Hosho Shi White Laid
2231 - Imitation Japanese No 3
2370 - Kizuki
2470 - Sunome Senaka
2410 - Sekishu
2341 - Kizuki 4 Monme
2344 - Masa
2342 - Bamboo
2343 - Botan


23.50


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Japanese vellum

* Imitation Japanese Vellum - Thin - 130gsm - 640 x 480

(2235)

0.65 (24 or fewer items) 0.51 (25 to 499 items) 0.42 (500 or more items)

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* Imitation Japanese Vellum - Thick - 225gsm - 640 x 480

(2236)

1.25 (24 or fewer items) 0.77 (25 to 499 items) 0.63 (500 or more items)

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Imitation Japanese

* Imitation Japanese No. 1 - 12gsm - 760 x 510

(2230)

1.15 (24 or fewer items) 0.98 (25 to 999 items) 0.81 (1000 or more items)

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* Imitation Japanese No. 3 - 21gsm - 760 x 510

(2231)

1.10 (24 or fewer items) 0.94 (25 to 499 items) 0.77 (500 or more items)

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*Pure White Silk Paper - 62gsm- 100 x 66cm

*Pure White Silk Paper - 62gsm- 100 x 66cm



Ref: 2367

Slightly textured on one side and very smooth on the other, ideal for screen printing. Similar to Kanoko

2.50 (24 or fewer items) 2.12 (25 to 249 items) 1.75 (250 or more items)


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* Sanmore - 910 x 610mm

* Sanmore - 910 x 610mm



Ref: 2965

Machine-made 70% polypropylene, 30% woodfree, neutral pH, absorbent.

Bright white, coarse long and strong fibres.


3.99 (24 or fewer items) 3.39 (25 to 99 items) 2.79 (100 or more items)


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* Yuki - 910 x 610mm

* Yuki - 910 x 610mm



Ref: 2970



3.65 (24 or fewer items) 3.10 (25 to 99 items) 3.14 (100 or more items)


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* Tengujo - 12gsm - 940 x 630mm

* Tengujo - 12gsm - 940 x 630mm



Ref: 2302



4.25 (24 or fewer items) 2.76 (25 to 499 items) 2.27 (500 or more items)


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*Kizuki 4 Monme - 24gsm 970 x 640 mm

*Kizuki 4 Monme - 24gsm 970 x 640 mm



Ref: 2341

Hand made and Neutral pH.
70% kozo bleached, 30% wood pulp, with 4 deckled edges.
Translucent.
Used for lithography, calligraphy, water-based ink painting, pastel, restoration & book binding


5.95 (24 or fewer items) 5.06 (25 to 99 items) 4.17 (100 or more items)


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*Masa - 86gsm 791 x 530 mm

*Masa - 86gsm 791 x 530 mm



Ref: 2344

100% sulphite pulp.
Conceived primarily with the student market in mind but still a high-quality paper intended for lithography, silkscreen, off-set, calligraphy, painting, pastel & book binding


0.95 (24 or fewer items) 0.81 (25 to 99 items) 0.67 (100 or more items)


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*Bamboo - 170gsm 760 x 560 mm

*Bamboo - 170gsm 760 x 560 mm



Ref: 2342

Cotton-based paper, 70% bamboo fibre and 30% mixed recycled content.
The luxurious texture is similar to silk while softer than cotton making it an excellent choice for both letterpress and printmaking. Available in sized sheets.


4.95 (24 or fewer items) 4.21 (25 to 99 items) 3.47 (100 or more items)


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*Botan - 53gsm 1091 x 788 mm

*Botan - 53gsm 1091 x 788 mm



Ref: 2343

Made from bamboo fibres and wood pulp.
An inexpensive Japanese paper for ink painting, pastel or printmaking


2.35 (24 or fewer items) 2.00 (25 to 99 items) 1.65 (100 or more items)


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*Okawara Student - 51gsm - 640 x 450mm

*Okawara Student - 51gsm - 640 x 450mm



Ref: 24681



3.40 (24 or fewer items) 2.89 (25 to 99 items) 2.38 (100 or more items)


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*Shiramine - roll- 70gsm 970 x 2000 mm

*Shiramine - roll- 70gsm 970 x 2000 mm



Ref: 2345

Soft to touch, yet has the strength of a Kozo based paper.
Machine made and sized, it is a versatile paper.

These are very large sheets and the edges may be 'crinkled' due to the way they are packaged.



22.50


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* Kawanaka Ivory - 29gsm - 910 x 600mm

* Kawanaka Ivory - 29gsm - 910 x 600mm



Ref: 2314

Hand-made, laid, netural pH.
Natural white with long soft & strong fibres.


6.35 (24 or fewer items) 5.40 (25 to 99 items) 4.44 (100 or more items)


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* Hosho - 77gsm - 760 x 545mm

* Hosho - 77gsm - 760 x 545mm



Ref: 2340

Made from kozo fibres, the Hosho papers are thick, strong and highly absorbent.
Ideal for woodblock printing


1.55 (24 or fewer items) 1.32 (25 to 499 items) 1.09 (500 or more items)


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* Hosho shi White - 56gsm - 521 x 406mm

* Hosho shi White - 56gsm - 521 x 406mm



Ref: 2391



5.25 (24 or fewer items) 3.02 (25 to 99 items) 2.49 (100 or more items)


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* Sunome Senaka - 72gsm - 1092 x 787mm (out of stock)

* Sunome Senaka - 72gsm - 1092 x 787mm (out of stock)



Ref: 2470



3.10 (24 or fewer items) 1.79 (25 to 99 items) 1.47 (100 or more items)


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* Gampi Silk Tissue - 12gsm - 605 x 455mm

* Gampi Silk Tissue - 12gsm - 605 x 455mm



Ref: 2402

Machine-made, 100% Gampi, netural pH.
Natural white, very smooth, crisp.


2.40 (24 or fewer items) 1.96 (25 to 249 items) 1.61 (250 or more items)


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* Sekishu - 34gsm  - 990 x 610mm

* Sekishu - 34gsm - 990 x 610mm



Ref: 2410

Hand made.
Neutral pH.
80% kozo, 20% sulphite pulp.
Metallic plate dried.
4 deckled edges.
Used for lithography, calligraphy, water-based colours & pastel.


6.20 (24 or fewer items) 4.11 (25 to 499 items) 3.39 (500 or more items)


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* Kizuki - 37gsm  - 970 x 640mm

* Kizuki - 37gsm - 970 x 640mm



Ref: 2370

Hand made.
Neutral pH.
70% kozo bleached, 30% wood pulp.
4 deckled edges.
Used for lithography, calligraphy, water-based colours, pastel, restoration & book binding


6.20 (24 or fewer items) 4.16 (25 to 99 items) 3.42 (100 or more items)


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* Kitakata - 36g/m - 52x43cm - cream

* Kitakata - 36g/m² - 52x43cm - cream



Ref: 2347

Hand made.Neutral pH.
90% Philipine gampi, 10% wood pulp.
4 deckled edges.
Used for lithography, silkscreen, calligraphy, water-based colours, pastel & book binding.


2.80 (24 or fewer items) 2.38 (25 to 99 items) 1.96 (100 or more items)


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*Light Orange - Plain Coloured Japanese Paper

*Light Orange - Plain Coloured Japanese Paper



Ref: 25702



3.50



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*Mid Orange - Plain Coloured Japanese Paper

*Mid Orange - Plain Coloured Japanese Paper



Ref: 25703



3.50



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*Dark Orange - Plain Coloured Japanese Paper

*Dark Orange - Plain Coloured Japanese Paper



Ref: 25705



3.50



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*Yellow - Plain Coloured Japanese Paper

*Yellow - Plain Coloured Japanese Paper



Ref: 25706



3.50



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*Pale Green - Plain Coloured Japanese Paper

*Pale Green - Plain Coloured Japanese Paper



Ref: 25707



3.50



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*Olive Green - Plain Coloured Japanese Paper

*Olive Green - Plain Coloured Japanese Paper



Ref: 25708



3.50



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*Dark Olive - Plain Coloured Japanese Paper

*Dark Olive - Plain Coloured Japanese Paper



Ref: 25709



3.50



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*Lime Green - Plain Coloured Japanese Paper

*Lime Green - Plain Coloured Japanese Paper



Ref: 25710



3.50



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*Green - Plain Coloured Japanese Paper

*Green - Plain Coloured Japanese Paper



Ref: 25715



3.50



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*Mid Green - Plain Coloured Japanese Paper

*Mid Green - Plain Coloured Japanese Paper



Ref: 25733



3.50



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*Dark Blue - Plain Coloured Japanese Paper

*Dark Blue - Plain Coloured Japanese Paper



Ref: 25738



3.50



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*Forest Green - Plain Coloured Japanese Paper

*Forest Green - Plain Coloured Japanese Paper



Ref: 25739



3.50



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*Mid Green (thick) - Plain Coloured Japanese Paper

*Mid Green (thick) - Plain Coloured Japanese Paper



Ref: 25740



3.50



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*Peach - Plain Coloured Japanese Paper

*Peach - Plain Coloured Japanese Paper



Ref: 25755



3.50



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*Plain Japanese Kozu Olive

(25635)

WAS £6.50, NOW £2.50!
2.50

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