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It’s not easy to choose from hundreds of papers, so we’ve done the work for you! These bestselling handmade and machine-made papers are excellent quality at reasonable prices. A perfect way to begin stocking natural Japanese papers.

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NAT1208 Gampi Smooth, 32g, 25x37"
Machine-made, unsized, 100% gampi

Gampi is favoured by artists who want tone and a luminous surface for all types of printing, calligraphy, collage, and drawing. Gampi papers have natural sizing, restricting the amount of bleed when written or painted on. This gampi is smooth to the touch and has subtle decorative bark inclusions called "chiri", which is added in the papermaking process.
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Gampi Smooth
NAT1221 Iwami White , 30g. 25x37"
Handmade, unsized, 75% kozo

A versatile handmade sheet that offers great value if you're looking for white. Very clean and even surface. Perfect for artists, especially printmakers, looking to upgrade to higher quality papers while minding their budget!
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NAT1228 Kozuke White, 44g, 25x37"
Machine-made, sized, 70% kozo

A versatile, economical sheet great for a variety of uses including painting, drawing, and printmaking. Also available on a 1m x 60 meter roll.
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NAT1258 Mura Koban , 40g, 13.5x16.5"
Handmade, unsized, 100% kozo

With its appealing small format and authentic deckle edges, this affordable handmade paper is good for all types of printing, painting and drawing. "Koban" refers to the size of paper, literally "small size".
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NAT1269 Usu Kuchi Light , 21g, 25x37"
Machine-made, unsized, 100% kozo

A quality machine-made paper great for dyeing, as text pages or printing chine-collé. Very absorbent. Comes in two other weights – Heavy and Extra Heavy.
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