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Bookbinders of organisations or suppliers listed below.
Brigitte Chardome (Belgium): Producer of paper decorated by hand for bookbinders.
Dharma Trading Co (USA): Marbling tips and supplies.
of Conservation (ICON): is the lead voice for the conservation
of cultural heritage in the UK.
Susanne Krause: A book restorer, specialising in making replica decorated
paper: paste paper, sprinkled paper, dribbled paper, spine label paper.
Marble Arts: (Italy) Papers and objects centred around hand marbling techniques.
Supplier to Faukiner Fine Papers.
Marbling: Marbling listserv at Yahoo Groups.
Suminagashi: is the ancient Japanese technique of decorating paper
with inks. Suminagashi, means literally 'ink-floating' involves doing just
that. Japanese sumi inks were originally used, dropped carefully to float
on a still water surface and then blown across to form delicate swirls, after
which the ink was picked up by laying a sheet of paper on top of the ink covered
Awagami factory: Handmade washi from Japan.
Falkiners fine papers
Griffen Mill Handmade Papers: uses
traditional fibres such as cotton, linen & hemp. The choice of fibre is
influenced by the characteristics required of the paper.
Hand Papermaking: is a non-profit organisation dedicated to advancing
traditional and contemporary ideas in the art of hand papermaking through
publications and other educational formats. Founded in 1986 with the publication
of the first issue of Hand Papermaking magazine, the primary goal of the organisation
has been to provide information to a diverse international audience of paper
artists, mills, dealers, historians, conservators, and other aficionados of
Japanese Paper Place (Canada): Huge selection of Japanese papers.
Pulp & Paper (USA): A source for handmade paper, products and
workshops on making paper, and artists' books.
Twinrocker Handmade Paper
On-Line: Established in 1971 by Kathryn
and Howard Clark, Twinrocker Handmade Paper was pivotal to the renaissance
of hand papermaking in America. Small and innovative, Twinrocker encouraged
the art world to appreciate the aesthetic importance of paper.
Handmade Paper Store: All of our handmade paper is made from 100%
recycled cotton. Cotton handmade paper is constructed using a lengthy process
including: pulping, forming, pressing, and drying. There is no acid or chlorine
used in the manufacturing of our art paper. Our handmade papers are decorated
with inclusions of: flower petals, jute, silk, wool, grass, and straw.