Yanagiu-Washi started in Yanagiu area in Sendai over 400 years ago. Muneyoshi Yanagi, leader of Japanese folk art movement, loved and used it for binding of his private printing books.


Only one workshop still makes Yanagiu Washi (Japanese paper), which has been produced for over 400 years. Now an 80 year old Japanese lady makes Yanagiu Washi just for the customers.

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