nanami paper item design / 石村箔押店
サイズ：18.2×8cm (7.2*3.1 in)
The concept of this one-stroke paper is a collaboration of beautiful Japanese design, foil stamping and embossing techniques.
It is the highest quality product produced by craftsmen.
This collection is an item for sending a short message to friends and loved ones.
The main design of this collection is “Shochikubai.”
“Shochikubai” is the pine tree, the bamboo and the Japanese plum.
“Shochikubai” is all three have been considered auspicious since ancient times because of their ability to withstand the cold of winter. The pine tree remains green in the cold winter, the bamboo grows strong and straight, and the Japanese plum at the beginning of spring after enduring the cold, which is considered good luck.
Content : 15 sheets with ruled lines
Material : Shikokutenrei paper
Made in Japan
Pattern : Matsu(pine tree) , Take(bamboo) , Ume( Japanese plum)
Shikokuchuo City, Ehime Prefecture , where our factory is located, has the highest industrial shipment value of paper products in Japan.
Our city has grown along with the paper industry.
We have been developing our technology for 50 years since our establishment as a foil stamping (*1) and embossing (*2) factory in the city.
We have preserved very expensive and valuable tools in our factory.
Each tool are difficult to produce again now.
In order to share these tools and the techniques we have developed with as many people as possible, we have produced and selling our own products.
We hope you will enjoy our Japanese products , carefully handcrafted by craft-persons who put their heart and soul into each piece.
(*1)Foil stamping is a special paper processing in which a colored metal film is pressed on to paper by applying heat and pressure with a metal plate set in a machine.
(*2)Embossing is the special paper processing in which a male mold made by ourselves and a female metal mold are set in a machine and pressure is applied to create unevenness on the paper.