Sample unique Japanese papers with these curated Paper Tasting Sets from Yamamoto Paper. Each set contains 3 types of paper in 3 different sizes so you can try a variety of options without committing to a lot of pages. The paper is glue-bound at the top of the page and has a cardboard backing, making each style of paper into a handy notepad.
This set features 25 sheets of each of the following kinds of paper:
- Kaguya (B7 size) - Kaguya is a paper that reproduces the crater surface of the moon through 10 different colors. In Japanese, there are different names describing each phase of the moon. Th 10 colors of Kaguya each represent a different phase as the moon waxes and wanes. Historically, Jusanya (the thirteenth night), has been celebrated as the most beautiful pahse.
- Paradise (A6 size) - It is a paper with colorful dots. Unfortunately its production was halted in early 2017, so it will not be available in the future.
- Raicho Color Jumpaku (B6 size) - This paper was commonly used to wrap fruits such as apples and pears for shipment. In recent years, such use has been replaced by foam nettings. Enjoy the unique writing surface, color, and texture of this jumpaku-roll paper.