RAKUSUI the waterdrop washi

 

Rakusui is made by sprinkling water on the washi surface during the production process. That is how the "holes" appear!

A traditional technique from the island of Shikoku in the south of Japan, where Rakusui is handmade roll by roll.


Size

Rakusui Waterdrop Washi is 58,5 cm wide. We sell it in rolls with 15m length.

Colors

ivory

salmon

pink

red

yellow


purple

green

bordeaux

brown

black



Tip

Draw a line with water, wait for some seconds, then tear the Rakusui Washi gently apart.

This technique preserves the long fibers which are typically for Rakusui.

 

 


Ways to use

 

 

 

 

added loosely into a flat shape

added densly into a fluffy surface

formed into a ball

 

 

 

 

 

forming sturdy sheets

creating fluffy sheets


cut into leaf shapes

round shapes, adding into a vertical stack

wired into design parts


We hope we kickstarted your creativity!