Iwano Heizaburou Co.,Ltd.

  • Handmade

〒915-0234
27-4,Otaki,Echizen City
TEL: 0778-42-0042
FAX: 0778-42-0410
Web: iwanoheizaburouseisisho.com

Contact

info@washi.jp

Hemp paper, loved from masters of Japanese painting in Modern times

Over 150 years since we founded in Meiji era, we are making washi by hand.
We are the largest company in Echizen as studio making washi by hand. We have a large 2m x 2.7m Sukibune, or paper-making vat, and are able to make big paper for Japanese painting or wall paper. Inheriting the techniques of the first Heizaburo Iwano, and keeping it. Our paper is a favorite of modern Japanese painters. The masters such as Taikan Yokoyama, Hoan Kosugi and others love to use our hemp paper and have left behind many masterpieces. In addition, we have inherited the ancient techniques of papermaking patterns of Uchigumo, Tobikumo and Mizutama.

Type : Handmade

Products : Japanese painting, Calligraphy, Woodcut printing, Wallpaper, Fusuma

Standard

1

Maximum width
2120mm
Minimum width
670mm
Maximum length
2730mm
Minimum length
1880mm

Purpose
  • Drawing
  • Caligraphy
  • Woodblock print
  • Fusuma
  • Wallpaper
  • Shoji
  • Card
  • Business card
  • Certificate
  • Labels
  • Wrapping
  • Box
  • Envelope
  • Stationery
  • Inkjet printing
  • Offset printing
  • Letterpress
  • Conservation
  • Craft
  • Special function
Washi type
  • Torinoko
  • Housho
  • Colored
  • Kumohada
  • sukashi/Watermark
  • Suminagashi/Marbling
  • Tairei
  • Unryu
  • Unka
  • Mixed paper
  • Kyokushi
  • Danshi
  • Hikkake
  • Sukikomi
  • Sukiawase
  • Sukimoyou
  • Nagashikomi
  • Mizukiri
Material
  • Kouzo
  • Mitsumata
  • Gampi
  • Rayon
  • Manila Hemp
  • Pulp
  • Recycled Paper
  • Synthetic fiber
  • Non-timber,the others