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Golden Japanese Traditional Pattern Hand-Dyed Yuzen Washi Spiral Notebook | A5 - Shogado

Sale price$23.00 USD

3 in stock

This notebook features a serene white background adorned with traditional Japanese patterns, including hemp, subtly yet effectively highlighted in gold, fully conveying its charm. The shimmering gold patterns dazzle from every angle, captivating you each time you pick up the notebook. Each sheet is hand-dyed by artisans in Kyoto, offering a warmth and beauty of coloration akin to watercolor painting that printed materials simply cannot replicate. It truly stands apart from mass-produced items in its beauty.

The Yuzen paper used in this notebook is a traditional Kyoto craft, where artisans draw intricate Japanese pictorial patterns known as Yuzen patterns on washi. These often depict landscapes, flora, fauna, and birds. While many products called "Yuzen" simply mimic these patterns through printing, this notebook is crafted from authentic Yuzen paper, continuing a long-standing tradition.

If this notebook has piqued your interest, we encourage you to zoom in on the photos to appreciate the vibrant colors, how the ink has bled into the washi, and the texture of the surface. If you are drawn to its traditional craftsmanship and beauty, consider holding it in your hands. It is bound to become a unique notebook for you.

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Details

  • Brand: Shogado
  • Quantity: 1 Notebook
  • Size: A5 - 5.8×8.26inches / 14.8×21cm
  • Sheet Type: Grid
  • Weight: 200g
  • Material: Paper

Tradition and Techniques of Shogado

Shogado Kyoto stationery | Komorebi Stationery

Since its establishment in Kyoto in 1964, Shogado has evolved from selling traditional Japanese bound books to creating stationery and miscellaneous goods crafted from washi paper. This transition reflects their expertise in utilizing authentic washi sourced from renowned production areas like Fukui Prefecture. Particularly noteworthy are the products hand-dyed by skilled artisans in Kyoto, known as Yuzen paper, distinguished by their superior texture and coloration, setting them apart from mass-produced goods.

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Shogado's philosophy is deeply rooted in carrying forward the Japanese aesthetic to future generations. Just as traditional bound books once played a pivotal role in people's daily lives in an analog Japan, Shogado continues to innovate products that meet the demands of the modern era. At Komorebi Stationery, we are delighted to offer these exquisite items, inviting you to experience the charm of Shogado's craftsmanship.

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Golden Japanese Traditional Pattern Hand-Dyed Yuzen Washi Spiral Notebook | A5 - Shogado Sale price$23.00 USD