Iwano Ichibei

  • Handmade




Living National Treasure, keep the technique of making "Kizuki-Hosho"

I've been making "Kizuki-Housho" in my whole life. It is one kind of washi made of kozo only almost without using chemicals.
I succeeded as the Iwano Ichibei IX in 1978 and was designated a living national treasure in 2000.
"Kizuki-hosho" I made used for woodblock prints and for the conservation and restoration of artworks all over the world. I make it in particular the fibers of kozo in their original state.

Type : Handmade

Products : Kizuki-Hosho