Usugami (o.k.a.Tengujoushi) meaning 'thin paper' in Japanese is the thinnnest
Washi paper in the world.
Murazome literally means being dyed unevenly or blocky, as you see in the
Atsuwashi means thick paper. This Washi paper is dyed with sandstone-like
It is reversible.
This is water marked Washi paper on which patterns are added by dropping
water . In general, paper with pattern of tiny round holes is called "Harusameshi",
meaning spring rain in Japanese.Harusameshi is thin paper, but not as thin
Itajimewashi is a paper which is folded, clamped between pieces of woodand
then dyed being dipped in dye liquor. "Ita-jime" means "clamped
between pieces of wood" in JapaneseMurazome literally means being
dyed unevenly or blocky.
Unryushi is characterized by containing strands of fiber that gives
us an image of "dragon flying in the cloud" just as the name
implies in Japanese.
This is very thin paper which is piece-dyed in solid color whithout shading. Please notu: sometimes it is slightly
shaded in some part because of the piece-dying. It's transuparent.