〜Waterproofing of rain umbrellas〜

There are various types of Japanese umbrellas, and among them, rain umbrellas are waterproofed by applying oil to Japanese paper to repel raindrops.After the Japanese paper is stretched over the frame of the umbrella, oil is applied evenly, and the umbrella is left to dry in the sun for several days until the oil dries.It […]

Wagasa is made of Japanese paper and bamboo

The process of making washi was first introduced by a Korean monk in 610 AD.Later, during the Heian period (794-1185), techniques for making thin and strong washi were developed, and it was around this time that Japan developed its own unique manufacturing methods. It was at this time that washi made a great leap forward, […]