Origami paper is made of a centuries-old tree!
This paper is made using cutting edge techniques that make wood flexible. The authentic smell, color and design of kurogaki wood are maintained in the paper. Fold origami shapes with it, write a thank you note to a friend, use it as a beverage coaster, etc.…the use of this sophisticated paper is unlimited. Be creative! The material is very firm, so it can also be cut and sewn together/on to other material.
With the right environmental conditions, persimmon trees that live for hundreds of years very rarely create a black-and-white design. This only happens every few hundred-thousandth of the time, and is called Kurogaki. Throughout history, this very rare kurogaki wood has been treasured by aristocrats and those in power. For centuries, Japanese craftsmen have tackled with this beautiful wood. Many treasures remaining in Shosoin palace are made of kuragaki. The elegant monotonous pattern of wood charms people since long ago till now and will be made for various products.
■ Size details: 15cm x 15cm
■ Weight [g]: 25
■ Weight (including packaging) [g]: 30
■ Materials / Ingredients: Kurogaki wood
■ Made in Kanazawa, Ishikawa prefecture
■ Brand Name: BOIS
■ Other: Because natural wood is used in this product, each one has its own unique design.
If we are out of stock, it may take a while to arrive, as we will start making the product once your order is placed. Please contact customer support for details.
The wood has been tested at Ishikawa Research Institute for friction (passed the test of rubbing wet and dry cloths 100+ times at 200g strength) and water.
Item No. V02122999028